Nizha Chatar-Moumni

List of John Benjamins publications for which Nizha Chatar-Moumni plays a role.


Chatar-Moumni, Nizha 2011 The verb kan ‘be’ in Moroccan ArabicPerspectives on Arabic Linguistics: Papers from the annual symposia on Arabic Linguistics, Broselow, Ellen and Hamid Ouali (eds.), pp. 167–186 | Article
The unit kan ‘be’ in Moroccan Arabic (MA) is traditionally identified as a copula in the context of a non verbal unit and as an auxiliary in the context of a verbal unit. We argue here that the notion of copula, borrowed from the Indo-European languages, is not relevant for kan in MA. Kan is not a… read more