LINGUIST List 13.184

Thu Jan 24 2002

Qs: Concordance for Arabic, "Euro" and "Cent"

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  1. jihad hamdan, Concordance software for Arabic
  2. Heinrich Pfandl, Use of "euro"and "cent" in European languages

Message 1: Concordance software for Arabic

Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2002 18:24:30 +0000
From: jihad hamdan <jihadanhotmail.com>
Subject: Concordance software for Arabic


Dear Colleagues,

Would anyone have some reference for concordance software for
Arabic? I am currently doing research on the frequency of the noun
plurals in contemporary Arabic novel.

Jihad Hamdan
Dept. of Linguistics, 
University of Jordan
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Message 2: Use of "euro"and "cent" in European languages

Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2002 20:38:30 +0100
From: Heinrich Pfandl <pfandlkfunigraz.ac.at>
Subject: Use of "euro"and "cent" in European languages

Dear colleagues,

Due to a typographic error, the additional questions I announced in my
summary have not reached the Linguist list, so let me repeat the
inquiry:

The discussion about "cent" has shown the necessity of
systematically investigating at least three further
questions:

1. What is the plural of the word for "cent" in the European
languages? (How do you say: "I have only 15 cent/s" and "I
have a lot of cent/s in my pocket")
2. How is the word "euro" pronounced in different European
languages?
3. What is the plural of "euro" in these languages? ("15
euro/s"; "I have a lot of euro/s in my pocket")

Please reply off-list to pfandlkfunigraz.ac.at

Best
Heinrich Pfandl

PS:
I can now give the exact reference of the article mentioned in the
summary:

Hans Christian Lusch´┐Żtzky & Lliliana Madelska. "European integration
from a polycentric point of view. How stable is the euro?", in:
Naturally!: linguistic
studies in honour of Wolfgang Ulrich Dressler, presented on the occasion
of his 60th birthday / ed. by Chris Schaner-Wolles ; John Rennison ;
Friedrich
Neubarth . - 1. ed. ital. . - Torino : Rosenberg & Sellier , 2001 . -
XXXIV, 514 S. . - (Linguistica ; 19 ), pp 291-300.
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