Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics

Papers from the Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics

Volume X: Salt Lake City, 1996

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| The University of Utah
| Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo
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The papers in this volume are a selection of papers presented at the 10th Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics (Salt Lake City, 1-3 March 1996). The contributions are:
Remarks on Focus in Standard Arabic: Jamal Ouhalla;
Definiteness Realization and Function in Palestinian Arabic: Dina Belyayeva; Case Properties of Nominalization Dps in Classical Arabic: Arthur Stepanov; Underspecification of Lexical Entries for Arabic Verbs: Mark S. LeTourneau; Plural Formation in Arabic: Ali Idrissi; Prosodic Templates in a Word-Based Morphological Analysis of Arabic: Robert R. Ratcliffe; The Suppletive Imperative of Arabic ‘Come’: David Testen; On an Optimality-Theoretic Account of Epenthesis and Syncope in Arabic Dialects: Bushra Adnan Zawaydeh; Acoustics of Pharyngealization vs. Uvularization Harmony: Kimary N. Shahin; Phonological Variation in Syrian Arabic: Correlation with Gender, Age, and Education: Jamil Daher; Arabic speakers and Parasitic Gaps: Naomi Bolotin; Stress Prosody and Speech Segmentation: Evidence from Moroccan Arabic: Younes Mourchid.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 153]  1997.  vii, 296 pp.
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Table of Contents
Foreword
vii
Introduction
1
I. Discourse and Syntactic Perspectives
Remarks on Focus in Standard Arabic
Jamal Ouhalla
9
Definiteness Realization and Function in Palestinian Arabic
Dina Belyayeva
47
Case Properties of Nominalization DPs in Classical Arabic
Arthur Stepanov
69
II. Morphological Perspectives
Underspecification of Lexical Entries for Arabic Verbs
Mark S. LeTourneau
93
Plural Formation in Arabic
Ali Idrissi
123
Prosodic Templates in a Word-Based Morphological Analysis of Arabic
Robert R. Ratcliffe
147
The Suppletive Imperative of Arabic “Come”
David Testen
173
III. Phonetic and Phonological Perspectives
On an Optimality-Theoretic Account of Epenthesis and Syncope in Arabic Dialects
Bushra Adnan Zawaydeh
191
Acoustics of Pharyngealization vs. Uvularization Harmony
Kimary N. Shahin
215
Phonological Variation in Syrian Arabic: Correlation with Gender, Age, and Education
Jamil Daher
239
IV. Perspectives on the Acquisition of Arabic
Arabic Speakers and Parasitic Gaps
Naomi Bolotin
273
Stress Prosody and Speech Segmentation: Evidence from Moroccan Arabic
Younes Mourchid
283
Index of Subjects
293
“This book should be on shelves of any library with interest in Arabic or linguistics.”
Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  91641663