* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
LINGUIST List logo Eastern Michigan University Wayne State University *
* People & Organizations * Jobs * Calls & Conferences * Publications * Language Resources * Text & Computer Tools * Teaching & Learning * Mailing Lists * Search *
* *
LINGUIST List 19.1290

Wed Apr 16 2008

Books: Sociolinguistics: Berjaoui

Editor for this issue: Hannah Morales <hannahlinguistlist.org>


Links to the websites of all LINGUIST's supporting publishers are available at the end of this issue.
Directory
        1.    Ulrich Lueders, The Moroccan Arabic Substitution ġuş: Berjaoui


Message 1: The Moroccan Arabic Substitution ġuş: Berjaoui
Date: 09-Apr-2008
From: Ulrich Lueders <lincom.europat-online.de>
Subject: The Moroccan Arabic Substitution ġuş: Berjaoui
E-mail this message to a friend

Title: The Moroccan Arabic Substitution ġuş
Series Title: LINCOM Studies in Afroasiatic Linguistics 21
Published: 2008
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
                http://www.lincom.eu

Author: Nasser Berjaoui
Paperback: ISBN: 9783895861901 Pages: 182 Price: Europe EURO 42.00
Abstract:

This book, which is the fifth of a series of works on Moroccan Arabic
secret languages, proposes an extremely detailed account of the "ġuş", a
secret language of one region in the south-east of Morocco, the Tafilalet.
The language in question contains a rich number of varieties. This work,
which addresses linguistic areas of main concern to linguists,
phonologists, morphologists, sociolinguists, dialectologists, arabicists,
sociologists, graduate and post-graduate students, for instance, focuses on
the secretising of a multitude of words, prepositions, verbs, phrases,
clauses and sentences, for instance.

For descriptive convenience, this study proposes eight chapters and a
detailed bibliography. The substitution "ġuş", which is the main concern of
this book and which involves thirty-two varieties, operates through the
mere and single replacement of a consonant of the word by a given consonant
of the variety of the family "x". In this family of the secret languages no
additional disguise item follows the encoded word. Thus, the word "kla"
(eat), for instance, is encoded in one variety of the substitution "ġuş" as
"sla" and as "wla" in another one. One extremely important aspect of the
substitution secret language under study in this work is the crucial effect
of the context of use of the language itself on the comprehension of the
secret encounters, given the total absence of the disguise element, which
would stand as the necessary key for the genuine deciphering of the encoded
word.

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Moroccan Spoken (ary)

Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=34865


Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue

-------------------------- Major Supporters --------------------------
Brill http://www.brill.nl
Cambridge Scholars Publishing http://www.c-s-p.org
Cambridge University Press http://us.cambridge.org
Cascadilla Press http://www.cascadilla.com/
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd http://www.continuumbooks.com
Edinburgh University Press http://www.eup.ed.ac.uk/
Elsevier Ltd http://www.elsevier.com/linguistics
Equinox Publishing Ltd http://www.equinoxpub.com/
European Language Resources Association - ELRA http://www.elra.info.
Georgetown University Press http://www.press.georgetown.edu
Hodder Education http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk
John Benjamins http://www.benjamins.com/
Lincom GmbH http://www.lincom.eu
MIT Press http://mitpress.mit.edu/
Mouton de Gruyter http://www.mouton-publishers.com
Multilingual Matters http://www.multilingual-matters.com/
Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG http://www.narr.de/
Oxford University Press http://www.oup.com/us
Peter Lang AG http://www.peterlang.com
Rodopi http://www.rodopi.nl/
Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com/
Springer http://www.springer.com
Wiley-Blackwell http://www.blackwellpublishing.com

---------------------- Other Supporting Publishers ----------------------
Association of Editors of the Journal of Portuguese Linguistics http://www.fl.ul.pt/revistas/JPL/JPLweb.htm
Graduate Linguistic Students' Association, Umass http://glsa.hypermart.net/
International Pragmatics Assoc. http://www.ipra.be
Langues et Linguistique http://y.ennaji.free.fr/fr/
Linguistic Association of Finland http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/
Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke - LOT http://www.lotpublications.nl/
SIL International http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp
St. Jerome Publishing Ltd http://www.stjerome.co.uk
Utrecht institute of Linguistics http://www-uilots.let.uu.nl/




Please report any bad links or misclassified data

LINGUIST Homepage | Read LINGUIST | Contact us

NSF Logo

While the LINGUIST List makes every effort to ensure the linguistic relevance of sites listed
on its pages, it cannot vouch for their contents.