Browsing by Subject "Arabic language"
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From Tahdhiib al-Amma to Tahmiish al-Ammiyya : in search of social and literary roles for standard and colloquial Arabic in late 19th century Egypt (2009-12)Arabic language ideology that views the colloquial as a threat to the standard language and fears a public role for the colloquial register remained prevalent throughout much of the twentieth century. Yet, in late ...
(2010-08)This dissertation is a study of negative concord in Levantine Arabic (Israel/Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria), where negative concord is the failure of an n-word to express negative meaning distinctly when in syntagm ...
Vowel terminology as a method for dating early Arabic grammatical texts : a case study of Kitāb al-jumal fī l-naḥw (2014-08)Middle Eastern Studies
(2011-05)The phenomenon of word-final imaala, or taa-marbuuTa raising, in the Levantine dialects of Arabic was well documented about 50 years ago by renowned Arabists who described the phenomenon as a purely phonological one. Today, ...