LINGUIST List 6.1745

Thu Dec 14 1995

Sum: Berber

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  1. Ann Lindvall, Sum. Berber

Message 1: Sum. Berber

Date: Thu, 14 Dec 1995 14:38:28 Sum. Berber
From: Ann Lindvall <>
Subject: Sum. Berber

To the Linglist!

Some weeks ago I posted a query about Berber languages. I am really
impress ed by the amount of answers, in the shape of further advice,
bibliographical references, references to persons and last but not
least, invaluable person al contacts.

I wish to express my thanks to those who answered:

Steve Helmreich, John E. Koontz, Younes Mourchid, Brian Spooner, Marc
Picar d, Louise Lavoie, Mike Maxwell, Kirk Belnap, Richard Hudson ,
August Cluver, T apio Honkanen, Salem Ghazali, Andersen Ole Stig ,
Amina Mettouchi, Susan Guion, A. Alalou, Maria Persson, Noureddine
Kahlaoui and Sophie Aslanides.


Ann Lindvall

* Bibliographical advice, centres, lists:

Arabic Linguistics Society Bibliography Annual

Bibliographie Linguistique


Centre de Recherche Berbere, INALCO

HYTELNET from any number of FTP sites

Language(s): Berber; PJ2340-PJ2349, PJ2369-PJ2399
For questions, contact: (Rabah Seffal), (Djamal Bouzida)

Modern Language Association

* References to persons, (I have the address of some of them):

Ernest McCarus, Jillali Saib, Jamal Ouhalla, Jean-Pierre Angoujard,
Philipe Blance, Kay, Lavenstam, Amina Mettouchi, Madjid Allaoua, Salem
Chaker, Mameri, Karl Prasse, Abd al-Majid, Mohamed Guerssel

* Bibliographical references (hope I got the names correct):

AIT MENGUELLET, Lounis. 1989. Ait Menguellet chante... : chansons
berberes contemporaines. Tassadit Yacine-Titouh, pref. de Kateb Yacine

ALALOU, A. and Patrick FARRELL. 1993. "Argument structure and
qcausativization in Tamazight Berber", Journal of African Languages
and Linguistics 14, pp. 155 -186.

BADER, Yousef. Dissertation, University of Illinois09

BARCELO, Carmen. 1990. ?Galgos o podencos? Sobre la supuesta
berberizacion del pais valenciano en los siglos VIII y IX. Al-
Qantara: Revista de Estudios Arabes 11(2): 429-460.

BASSET. 1952. La Langue Berbere, Oxford University Press

BENTOLILA. 1981. Grammaire fonctionnelle d'un parler berbere, ait
seghrouch en d'oum jeniba (maroc) SELAF (Paris)

BOMHARD & KERN. 1994. The Nostratic Macrofamily p. 25. Mouton de

BONNARD, Henri. 1985. Francophonie maghrebine. L' Information Grammaticale
26: 20-22.

BOUKOUS, Ahmed. 1979. La Situation linguistique au Maroc: Competition
symbolique et acculturation. Revue Litteraire Mensuelle 602-603: 5-21.

BYNON, James. 1979. The Baby Talk Register and Diachrony: The Evidence
from Arabic and Berber. International Conference on Historical

CHAKER, Salem. 1978, 1983. Un parler berbere d'Algerie (Kabylie):
syntaxe. Aix en Provence: Publications Universite de Provence;
Marseille: Diffusion J. Lafitte.

DALLET, Jean-Marie. 1972. Dictionnaire kabyle-francais: parler des At
Mange llat, Algerie. Societe d'etudes linguistiques et
anthropologiques de France, 1982-1985.

DELL, Francois et Mohamed ELMEDLAOUI. 1985. "Syllabic Consonants and
Syllabification in Imdlawn Tashlhiyt Berber", Journal of African
Languages and Linguistics 7.

DELL, Francois et Mohamed ELMEDLAOUI. 1989. "Quantitative Transfer in
the Nonconcatenative Morphology of Imdlawn Tashlhiyt Berber",
ms. (Also appeare d in Journal of Afroasiatic Languages (???)).

GALAND. 1977. continuite et renouvellement d'un systeme verbal : le
cas du berbere, BSLP 72/1, Klincksieck, Paris.

GUERSSEL, Mohamed. 1983. "A phonological analysis of the construct
state in Berber", Linguistic Analysis 11:3, pp. 309-330.

GUERSSEL, Mohamed. 1986. "Glides in Berber and syllabicity",
Linguistic Inq uiry 17:1, pp. 1-12.

GUERSSEL, Mohamed. 1986. "On Berber Verbs of Change: A Study of
Transitivity Alternations", Lexicon Project Working Papers 9, Center
for Cognitive Science, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

GUERSSEL, Mohamed. 1986. "On phonological words, level ordered
morphology and lexical relatedness", in M. Brame, H. Contreras &
F.J. Newmeyer (eds), A festschrift for Sol Saporta, Noit Amrofer,
Seattle, pp. 131-149.

GUERSSEL, Mohand. 1983. "An outline of the structure of Berber", ms,

GUERSSEL, Mohand. 1990. "On the Syllable Structure of Berber", ms,
UQAM. (3D Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)

GUERSSEL, Mohand. 1992. "On the Case system of Berber", Canadian
Journal of Linguistics 37:2, pp. 175-195.

GUERSSEL, Mohand. 1992. "The phonology of Berber derivational
morphology by affixation", Linguistic Analysis 22:1-2, pp. 3-60

LAVOIE, Louise. 1995. "De l'ergativite en Berbere", ms., to appear in
the proceedings of the annual congress of the Canadian Linguistic

LEGUIL. 1987. Structures predicatives en berbere. These de doctorat
d'etat , U. de Paris 3

LUMSDEN J. and L. TRIGO. 1987. "The Causative, Passive, and Reciprocal
in Berber", dans Guerssel, M. and Hale K. (eds.), "Studies in Berber

Lexicon Project Working Papers 14, Center for Cognitive Science, MIT,
Cambridge, Massachusetts.

METTOUCHI, Amina. Dissertation

MASIH, Abdu'l. Postume editions, Michigan

RESINK, Pieter. 1984. Similitudes Syntaxiques en Arabe et Berbere
Maghrebins. Papers from 3rd International Hamito-Semito Cong. Current
Progress in Afro-Asiatic Lingistics. ed. by James Bynon,
324-354. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

SAIB, Jillali. Dissertation, UCLA

SCMITT-BRANDT, R. 1979. Berber Influences in Maghrebian Arabic. Folia
Linguistica 13(3-4): 229-235.

TABORY, M. and E. Tabory. 1986. "Berber demands for linguistic rights
in Algeria." In: Plural societies 16, 2: 126-160.

TABORY, Ephraim and Mala Berber Tabory. 1987. Berber unrest in
Algeria: lessons for language policy. International Journal of the
Sociology of Language 63: 63-79.

TILMATINE, Mohamed. 1989. Theories on the Origin of the
Berbers. Afrikanistische Arbeitspapiere 18(June): 83-89.

VIROLLE-SOUIBES, Marie. 1985. Gestes emblematiques masculins et mixtes
a Al ger et en Kabylie. Geste & Image 4: 69-107.

YOUSSI, A. 1990 "Lexical processes in the Berber of the media in
La linguistique au Maghreb (Rabat: Okad): 264-281.
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