LINGUIST List 16.480
Wed Feb 16 2005
Qs: Arabic Interrogatives; No Final Voiced Consonants
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Arabic Interrogative Clauses
Languages Without Final Voiced Consonants
Message 1: Arabic Interrogative Clauses
From: Zohreh Shooshtari <zohreh_shooshtarihotmail.com>
Subject: Arabic Interrogative Clauses
I am currently investigating how adult Persian speakers acquire wh-movement
and Auxiliary raising in English Interrogative clauses. However, as some of
my subjects are Arabic-Persian bilinguals, I am interested to find whether
their performance would vary from Persian monolinguals. I appreciate it if
you would kindly introduce standard works analyzing Arabic clause structure
(declarative and interrogatives) within a generative framework.
Thanks in advance
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard (ABV)
Farsi, Western (PES)
Message 2: Languages Without Final Voiced Consonants
From: Khaled Rifaat <khaledrifaatlink.net>
Subject: Languages Without Final Voiced Consonants
I would be grateful to receive any information about languages that do not
have final voiced consonants. I am specially interested in those languages
that lack voicing distinction finally for conventional reasons, and not-
like German for instance- out of neutralization process. Citations would
be also appreciated.
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