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LINGUIST List 22.3963

Tue Oct 11 2011

Qs: Language Variation/Dialects

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        1.     Faisa Amadan , Language Variation/Dialects


Message 1: Language Variation/Dialects
Date: 28-Sep-2011
From: Faisa Amadan <faisal.ammanyahoo.com>
Subject: Language Variation/Dialects
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I am planning to write a paper on the linguistic situation in Syria. I noticed that
people at the capital use different dialects at different situations. its not like
diglossia. people around here shift between dialects depending on the
situation/interlocutor and there seems no one High variety in contrast to many
low ones. I thought heteroglossia probably. Anyways. How to study this
situation? and what references/similar situations/ theories.. etc that relate to this
situation do you kindly suggest to me to get started with?

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics


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