Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics
Papers from the annual symposium on Arabic linguistics
Volume XXI: Provo, Utah, March 2007
Dilworth B. Parkinson | Brigham Young University
This volume contains a selection of reviewed and revised papers from the twenty-first Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, which was held on March 2–3, 2007, at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. The papers in this volume deal with a variety of topics in Arabic linguistics with a notable number of them emphasizing pragmatic aspects. The papers here included place a high value on the presentation of authentic data and explore different approaches in their analysis.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 301] 2008. x, 206 pp.
Publishing status: Available
© John Benjamins Publishing Company
Table of Contents
Editorial note | p. vii
IndroductionDilworth B. Parkinson | pp. ix–x
Orthographic Unicode Variations in Arabic: A case study of character occurrences in news corporaZina Saadi | pp. 1–12
Toward an LFG account of agreement: Mismatches of numerals within Arabic NPsKamel A. Elsaadany | pp. 13–42
A text-pragmatic approach to moot questions in ArabicReda A.H. Mahmoud | pp. 43–67
The pragmatics of denial: An information structure analysis of so-called "emphatic negation" in Egyptian ArabicMustafa A. Mughazy | pp. 69–81
Yaʕni: What it (really) meansJonathan Owens and Trent Rockwood | pp. 83–113
Citations in Arabic legal opinion: ʔiftaaʔ versus qaḍaaʔAhmed Fakhri | pp. 115–131
Language policy and factors influencing it in some Middle Eastern countries and MoroccoAbderrahmane Zouhir | pp. 133–148
The perception of Arab-accented speech by American native speakers and non-native speakers from East and Southeast AsiaSelim Ben Said | pp. 149–172
Linguistic losses in the translation of Arabic literary textsHanada Al-Masri | pp. 173–204
Index of subjects | pp. 205–206
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