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Title: Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics IX. Papers From the Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, Washington DC 1995
Edited By: Mushira Eid
Dilworth B. Parkinson
Series Title: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory
Description:

This volume includes twelve papers selected from the Ninth Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, held at Georgetown University, Washington D.C.,1995. Three of the papers deal with codeswitching with Arabic, two with the acquisition of Arabic, and four with different aspects of Arabic grammatical structure. The volume also includes three papers presenting data on negation in some Arabic dialects (including those of Yemen, Morocco, Egypt). The topics are diverse and include Arabic and constraints on codeswitching, verb embeddings and collocations in codeswitching, ellipsis in child language acquisition, clitic left dislocation, parameter resetting in second language acquisition, accessing pharyngeal place, and the derivation of imperatives. Contributions by: Carol Myers-Scotton; Janice Jake & Maha Okasha; Louis Boumans; David Wilmsen; Michael Gibson; Leila Lalami; Kimary Shahin; Elabbas Benmamoun; Naomi Bolotin; Lamya Abdulkarim; Martine Vanhove; Marie-Claude Simeone-Senelle; Elizabeth Bergman.

Publication Year: 1996
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Morphology
Phonetics
Psycholinguistics
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556195966
ISBN-13: 9781556195969
Pages: 249
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