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  • Jordanian Arabic between Diglossia and Bilingualismby Salah M. Suleiman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 102.00

    Suleiman provides a linguistic analysis of Jordanian Arabic spoken by educated groups and in particular by students at Yarmouk University. He investigates the extent to which spoken Jordanian Arabic is affected by the classical-colloquial dichotomy (i.e. the extent to which diglossia is involved). In addition, the influence of language contact between... more...

  • Landschaft und Utopieby Peter Dové

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 34.07

    Was ist eine schöne Landschaft? Was für ein Verständnis von Natur wird durch eine solche Landschaftswahrnehmung ?sichtbar?? Und was für ein Bezug zur natürlichen Umwelt manifestiert sich darin? Die vorliegende Studie fragt nach Naturverständnis und Naturwahrnehmung in der marokkanischen Gesellschaft und nähert sich diesem Thema durch eine Untersuchung... more...

  • Modern Written Arabicby El Said Badawi; Michael Carter; Adrian Gully

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 89.95

    Modern Written Arabic: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to Arabic grammar. The Grammar presents a fresh and accessible description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in contemporary written Arabic. Data is taken from actual written Arabic, both literary and non-literary, observed or published since... more...

  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguisticsby Mushira Eid; Clive Holes

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 188.00

    The papers in the first section of this volume, 'Variation in Arabic', deal with a wide range of topics: the function of Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) vs. dialect variation in political speeches, patterns of variation in concord in Cairene dialect, the extent to which Cairenes 'know' MSA, and the scope of emphaticization in different dialects. In the... more...

  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguisticsby Mushira Eid; John McCarthy

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 180.00

    The papers in this volume approach the study of Arabic, its structure and use, from different linguistic and sociolinguistic perspectives. The book is divided into three sections: Section I Morphological and Phonological Perspectives; Section II Semantic Perspectives; Section III Sociolinguistic Perspectives. more...

  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguisticsby Bernard Comrie; Mushira Eid

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 165.00

    This is the third in a continuing series of papers presented at the annual meetings of the Arabic Linguistic Society whose primary purpose is to provide a forum for the study of Arabic within current approaches in linguistics. The volume includes a section on Arabic in relation to other languages, with papers ranging from the importance of Arabic to... more...

  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguisticsby Elabbas Benmamoun; Mushira Eid; Niloofar Haeri

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 158.00

    The papers in this volume address core areas in contemporary Arabic linguistics: syntax, phonology, and variation studies. The papers in the syntax sections address different topics from the perspective of the Minimalist Program (Chomsky 1995) and subsequent work. The topics in this section are adverbs and adjectives, resumptive pronouns, gapping and... more...

  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguisticsby Mushira Eid

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 165.00

    This volume includes ten papers selected from the Eighth Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, held at the University of Masschusetts, Amherst, 1994. Six of them deal with the syntax of Arabic two with phonology, and two with variation. The topics represented in the volume include binding in Arabic, the analysis of negation and negative polarity... more...

  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguisticsby Mushira Eid; Dilworth B. Parkinson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 165.00

    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... more...

  • Sound Mutationsby Degif Petros Banksira

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 180.00

    This monograph, which evolved from the first linguistic dissertation to be written on Chaha (an Ethiopian Semitic language), is also the first book to deal exclusively with the phonology and morphology of the language. It is an exhaustive description and analysis, by a native speaker, of the sound patterns of this often misdescribed language and deserves... more...