Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics

Papers from the Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics

Volume I: Salt Lake City, Utah 1987

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| University of Utah
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This volume provides a general perspective on aspects of Arabic in relation to various areas of linguistics. To the general linguist, it is a source of information and data on Arabic analyzed within current models of analysis; to the Arabic linguist, it provides current analyses of both familiar and new data. The book is divided into three sections, which contain exciting papers on Arabic syntax (mostly within Government-Binding theory), textual analysis, and psycholinguistics. The volume opens with an overview of the current state of Arabic linguistics by the Editor and a major presentation by Charles Ferguson.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 63]  1990.  xiii, 293 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Preface
ix–xiii
1. Overview
Arabic linguistics: The current scene
Mushira Eid
3–37
“Come forth with a Surah like it”: Arabic as a measure of Arab society
Charles A. Ferguson
39–51
2. Grammatical prespectives
Sound plural and broken plural assignment in classical Arabic
Mohamad Z. Abd-Rabbo
55–93
The problem of subject-verb agreement in Arabic: towards a solution
Mohammad A. Mohammad
95–125
Word order and proper government in classical Arabic
Basim Majdi
127–153
Bound anaphora in Egyptian Arabic
Mariam H. Osman
155–172
Time reference, tense, and formal aspect in Cairene Arabic
John C. Eisele
173–212
3. Textual analysis perspectives
‘Orality’ and discourse structure in modern standard Arabic
Barbara Johnstone
215–233
Loss of nominal case endings in the modern Arabic dialects: evidence from Palestinian Christian middle Arabic texts
Ann M. Gruber-Miller
235–253
4. Psycholinguistic perspectives
Bilingual linguistic memory
Shadia A. Tel
257–270
Slips of the tongue in Arabic
Sabah Safi-Stagni
271–290
Index of subjects
291–293
Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  91641663