Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics

Papers from the Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics

Volume II: Salt Lake City, Utah 1988

Editors
| University of Utah
| University of Massachusetts
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The papers in this volume approach the study of Arabic, its structure and use, from different linguistic and sociolinguistic perspectives. The book is divided into three sections: Section I Morphological and Phonological Perspectives; Section II Semantic Perspectives; Section III Sociolinguistic Perspectives.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 72]  1990.  xiv, 332 pp.
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Table of Contents
Acknowledgments
vii
Editorial Note
ix
Introduction
Mushira Eid and John McCarthy
xi
I. MORPHOLOGICAL AND PHONOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES
Prosodic Morphology and Templatic Morphology
John McCarthy and Alan Prince
1
Doubled Verbs in Modern Standard Arabic
John Moore
55
Arabic Broken Plurals: Arguments for a two-fold classification of morphology
Robert R. Ratcliffe
94
Well-Formed Associations in Arabic: Rule or condition?
Samira Farwaneh
120
Levantine Cyclogenesis
C. Douglas Johnson
143
Epenthesis, Gemination, and Syllable Structure
Mahasen Hasan Abu-Mansour
167
II. SEMANTIC PERSPECTIVES
Aspectual Classification of Verbs in Cairene Arabic
John C. Eisele
192
Connectives as Cohesive Elements in a Modern Expository Arabic Text
Mahmoud Al-Batal
234
III. SOCIOLINGUISTIC PERSPECTIVES
Orthographic Variation in Modern Standard Arabic: The case of the hamza
Dilworth B. Parkinson
269
‘Foreigner Talk’: Evidence for the universality of language simplification
Adel I. Tweissi
296
Index of Subjects
327
Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  91641663