Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics

Papers from the Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics

Volume VIII: Amherst, Massachusetts 1994

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| The University of Utah, Salt Lake City
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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 items, pronoun doubling in codeswitching, linguistic variation and language change, voice assimilation in Arabic dialects, among others.
The volume includes contributions by the following: Mahasen Abu Mansour; Maher Bahloul; Raja Bahloul; Elabbas Benmamoun; Naomi Bolotin; Mushira Eid; Mark LeTourneau; Michael McOmber; Bernadette Plunkett; Keith Walters
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 134]  1996.  vii, 261 pp.
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Table of Contents
Foreword
vii
Introduction
1
I. Syntactic Perspectives
Things are not what they seem: Pronoun doubling in bilingual and monolingual grammars
Mushira Eid
7
Extending the NegP hypothesis: Evidence from standard Arabic
Maher Bahloul
31
Negative polarity and presupposition in Arabic
Elabbas Benmamoun
47
Negation in French and Tunesian Arabic
Raja Mallek Bahloul
67
Binding in Arabic and the lexical clause
Bernadette Plunkett
85
The interaction of causativity and reflexivity in derived Arabic verbs
Mark S. LeTourneau
99
II. Perspectives on variation
Arabic speakers’ resetting of parameters
Naomi Bolotin
135
Diglossia, linguistic variation, and language change in Arabic
Keith Walters
157
III. Phonological perspectives
Voice as aprivate feature: Asssimilation in Arabic
Mahasen Hasan Abu-Mansour
201
Phonemic Pharyngealization
Michael L. McOmber
233
Index of Subjects
259
Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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