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The Sociopragmatics of Attitude Datives in Levantine Arabic

Youssef A. Haddad

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474434072
eISBN:
9781474444866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474434072.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book analyses the sociopragmatics of attitude datives in four Levantine Arabic varieties; these are Syrian, Lebanese, Jordanian, and Palestinian Arabic. Attitude datives are optional pronominal ... 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


A Unified Theory of Polarity Sensitivity: Comparative Syntax of Arabic

Ahmad Alqassas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197554883
eISBN:
9780197554920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197554883.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book examines polarity sensitivity—a ubiquitous phenomenon involving expressions such as anybody, nobody, ever, never, and somebody and their counterparts in other languages, with particular ... More


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