Publication details [#2795]

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Article in jnl/bk
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The influence of foreign languages, mainly English, on written Standard Arabic is explored from the standpoint of loan translations in written news media. While some of these loans enrich Arabic, others are arbitrary, inconsistent, or obscure. More serious attempts should be made to find and use appropriate Arabic equivalents in place of loans.
Source : Abstract in book