Perspectives on Arabic linguistics; proceedings.9027247811
Perspectives on Arabic linguistics; proceedings.
International Symposia on Arabic Linguistics (17/18th: 2003/04: Alexandria, Egypt and Norman, OK) Ed. by M.T. Alhawary and E. Benmamoun.
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Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science; v.267
In these 12 papers presented in May of 2003 and March of 2004, participants review a broad range of issues in current linguistic research, particularly in phonology phonology, study of the sound systems of languages. It is distinguished from phonetics, which is the study of the production, perception, and physical properties of speech sounds; phonology attempts to account for how they are combined, organized, and convey meaning , morphology and lexicon, sociolinguistics sociolinguistics, the study of language as it affects and is affected by social relations. Sociolinguistics encompasses a broad range of concerns, including bilingualism, pidgin and creole languages, and other ways that language use is influenced by contact among and first and second language acquisition. Specific topics include the length of stem-final vowels in colloquial col·lo·qui·al
1. Characteristic of or appropriate to the spoken language or to writing that seeks the effect of speech; informal.
2. Relating to conversation; conversational. Arabic, Moraic syllable structure and edge effects, the structure of intonation, phonological pho·nol·o·gy
n. pl. pho·nol·o·gies
1. The study of speech sounds in language or a language with reference to their distribution and patterning and to tacit rules governing pronunciation.
2. processes in connected speech, root formation and polysemic organization, light verbs, lexical aspects of Egyptian Arabic, building a computational lexicon, the history of bayaan (political commentary), optional patterns of agreement, a multi-path approach to the acquisition of Arabic word formation, and L2 acquisition of Arabic morphosyntacic features.
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