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“ARABIC” INDEXES AMIDST A NATION AND A NATION-STATE: IDEOLOGIES, ATTITUDES, AND LINGUISTIC REALITIES

Reem Bassiouney

in Language and Identity in Modern Egypt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748689644
eISBN:
9780748697083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689644.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines associations or indexes of codes in relation to language ideology and language attitude in Egypt, with reference to concrete examples from public discourse, including talk ... More


Functional complementarity is only skin‐deep: Evidence from Egyptian Arabic for the autonomy of syntax and phonology in the expression of focus

Sam Hellmuth

in The Sound Patterns of Syntax

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199556861
eISBN:
9780191722271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556861.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

This paper claims that the availability of a particular strategy for expression of information structure should be explained in terms of properties internal to that same component of the grammar, by ... More


The formation of the Egyptian Arabic dialect area

Peter Behnstedt and Manfred Woidich

in Arabic Historical Dialectology: Linguistic and Sociolinguistic Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198701378
eISBN:
9780191770647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198701378.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter deals with the sedentary dialects of Egypt, excluding the bedouin dialects of Sinai and the Libyan bedouin dialects on the Mediterranean coast. It attempts to combine historical ... More


Distribution of the negation strategies

Ahmad Alqassas

in A Multi-locus Analysis of Arabic Negation: Micro-variation in Southern Levantine, Gulf and Standard Arabic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474433143
eISBN:
9781474460156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433143.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter explores the explanatory power of the multi-locus analysis of negation in accounting for the distributional contrasts between two negation strategies in JA and Egyptian Arabic. These two ... More


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