Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics

Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics : Papers from the Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics. Volume XV: Salt Lake City 2001

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This volume includes nine papers selected from the Fifteenth Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics. Four of the papers deal with the area of corpus linguistics (new for this series), including papers from both a computational and a variationist point of view. The other papers deal with Syntax, and with various aspects of Arabic more

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  • Hardback | 214 pages
  • 164 x 245 x 19.05mm | 420g
  • John Benjamins Publishing Co
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1588114872
  • 9781588114877

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1. Editorial Note; 2. Introduction (by Parkinson, Dilworth B.); 3. I. Sociolinguistics; 4. Discourse Particles Revisited: The Case of Wallahi in Egyptian Arabic (by Mughazy, Mustafa A.); 5. Theories of Code Switching in the Light of Empirical Evidence from Egypt (by Bassiouney, Reem); 6. Translating Arabic Speech Act Expressions (by Reinelt, Rudolf); 7. II. Syntax; 8. Relative Clauses in Syrian Arabic: Two Reconstruction Problems (by Darrow, James); 9. Interpretability, Feature Strength, and Impoverished Agreement in Arabic (by LeTourneau, Mark S.); 10. III. Corpus Linguistics; 11. Evolution of MSA, the Case of Some Complementary Particles (by Mol, Mark van); 12. NP-Structure Types in Spoken and Written Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) Corpora (by Al-Ansary, Sameh); 13. Comparing Frequencies of Lexical Productions in Arabic Words (by Taylor, Stephen S.); 14. Future Variability: A Corpus Study of Arabic Future Particles (by Parkinson, Dilworth B.); 15. Index of Subjectsshow more

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