LINGUIST List 4.582

Wed 28 Jul 1993

Qs: Arabic, Features, Informal conversation, Name

Editor for this issue: <>


Directory

  1. Mark Seidenberg, Arabic on-line dictionary?
  2. Stefan Geissler, Features
  3. Betty Brown, References
  4. , Origin of AJERSCH

Message 1: Arabic on-line dictionary?

Date: Mon, 26 Jul 93 10:49:32 PDArabic on-line dictionary?
From: Mark Seidenberg <marksneuro.usc.edu>
Subject: Arabic on-line dictionary?

Does anyone know how I can obtain an on-line (i.e., machine
readable) dictionary of Arabic?

Thanks.

Mark Seidenberg
marksneuro.usc.edu
Mail to author|Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue

Message 2: Features

Date: Tue, 27 Jul 93 16:02:57 CEFeatures
From: Stefan Geissler <STEFANDHDIBM1.bitnet>
Subject: Features

Hi collegues,

this is a request especially for germanic linguists. It has been
noted quite often that the old feature-classification [+/-N, +/-V] is of
use in German. In particular, [+N]-categories cannot govern the accusative
case and [+V]-categories seem to govern to their left whereas [-V]-
categories govern their complements to the right. That is, verbs and
adjectives seek their complements on the left whereas prepositions and
nouns seek their complements on the right.

Now I wonder whether this distinction is really viable, i.e. is their
any other generalization holding for German which relies on the
[+/-V]-classification?

Replies should directly be sent to my account. Thanks in advance.
Stefan Geissler

P.S.: I will supply a short summary to the net in case I receive any
 valuable hints.
Mail to author|Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue

Message 3: References

Date: 27 Jul 1993 14:46:37 -0400References
From: Betty Brown <LINBETTYUBVMS.bitnet>
Subject: References

I need bibliographical references for studies - from 1984 on - of the
different types of phenomena (outside of grammar and lexicon) that occur
in informal coversation, like: discourse markers; tags; back channels;
hesitations; exclamations/expletives; proverbs/sayings; ritualized
formulas, and of their integration into grammar. Please help.

Send replies to LINMATHIubvms.bitnet
Mail to author|Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue

Message 4: Origin of AJERSCH

Date: Tue, 27 Jul 1993 15:25:45 Origin of AJERSCH
From: <PICARDVax2.Concordia.CA>
Subject: Origin of AJERSCH

 I'm looking for the origin of the family name AJERSCH. The people I
know who bear this name are Polish but the name looks Germanic to me.If you
have any information on this, please send it to PICARDVAX2.CONCORDIA.CA
Mail to author|Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue