Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics

Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics : Papers from the Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics. Volume XIII-XIV: Stanford, 1999 and Berkeley, California 2000

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The papers in this collection derive from the Annual Symposia on Arabic Linguistics held in Stanford (1999) and Berkeley (2000). The selection is noteworthy for its diversity of approach, and for a noticeable broadening of the kinds of questions that are being asked and the kind of data being gathered about Arabic in various settings. These papers cover many aspects of Arabic linguistic research, from models of language acquistion, to the borrowing of discourse patterns, and the use of 'secret' languages.show more

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  • Hardback | 250 pages
  • 152.4 x 223.5 x 17.8mm | 453.6g
  • John Benjamins Publishing Co
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1588112721
  • 9781588112729

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1. Editorial Note; 2. Introduction (by Parkinson, Dilworth B.); 3. VOT Production in English and Arabic Bilingual and Monolingual Children (by Khattab, Ghada); 4. Discovering Arabic Rhythm through a Speech Cycling Task (by Zawaydeh, Bushra Adnan); 5. An Argument for a Stem-based View of Arabic Morphology: Double verbs revisited (by Gafos, Adamantios I.); 6. The Broken Plural System of Moroccan Arabic: Diachronic and cognitive perspectives (by Ratcliffe, Robert R.); 7. Impersonal Agreement as a Specificity Effect in Rural Palestinian Arabic (by Hoyt, Frederick); 8. The Syntax of Small Clauses in Moroccan Arabic (by Sadiqi, Fatima); 9. Borrowing Discourse Patterns: French rhetoric in Arabic legal texts (by Fakhri, Ahmed); 10. What is a Secret Language?: A case from a Saudi Arabian dialect (by Bakalla, Muhammad Hasan); 11. Sentence Processing Strategies: An application of the competition model to Arabic (by Radwan, Adel Abu); 12. Acquisition of Binding in L1 Arabic (by Bolotin, Naomi); 13. Role of L1 Transfer in L2 Acquisition of Inflectional Morphology (by Alhawary, Mohammad T.); 14. Index of Subjectsshow more

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