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Books: Linguistic Theories: Parkinson, Farwaneh (Eds.)

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  1. paul, Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XV: Parkinson, Farwaneh (Eds.)

Message 1: Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XV: Parkinson, Farwaneh (Eds.)

Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2004 16:27:45 -0500 (EST)
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Subject: Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XV: Parkinson, Farwaneh (Eds.)

Title: Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XV
Subtitle: Papers from the Fifteenth Annual Symposium on Arabic
	 Linguistics, Salt Lake City 2001
Series Title: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 247
Publication Year: 2004
Publisher:	John Benjamins 
Book URL:

Editor: Dilworth B. Parkinson, Brigham Young University
Editor: Samira Farwaneh, University of Arizona 

Hardback: ISBN: 1588114872, Pages: x, 214 pp., Price: USD 132.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9027247595, Pages: x, 214 pp., Price: EUR 110.00


Table of contents

Editorial Note vii 
Dilworth B. Parkinson ix 
I. Sociolinguistics 
Discourse Particles Revisited: The Case of Wallahi in Egyptian Arabic
Mustafa A. Mughazy 3--17 
Theories of Code Switching in the Light of Empirical Evidence from Egypt
Reem Bassiouney 19--39 
Translating Arabic Speech Act Expressions
Rudolf Reinelt 41--50 
II. Syntax 
Relative Clauses in Syrian Arabic: Two Reconstruction Problems
James Darrow 53--83 
Interpretability, Feature Strength, and Impoverished Agreement in Arabic
Mark S. TeTourneau 85--131 
III. Corpus Linguistics 
Evolution of MSA, the Case of Some Complementary Particles
Mark van Mol 135--147 
NP-Structure Types in Spoken and Written Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) Corpora
Sameh Al-Ansary 149--180 
Comparing Frequencies of Lexical Productions in Arabic Words
Stephen S. Taylor 181--189 
Future Variability: A Corpus Study of Arabic Future Particles
Dilworth B. Parkinson 191--211 
Index of Subjects 213--214

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