LINGUIST List 9.1018

Thu Jul 9 1998

Sum: Borrowing

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  1. El-Kareh/Tharwat, borrowing

Message 1: borrowing

Date: Wed, 08 Jul 1998 18:29:02 +0300
From: El-Kareh/Tharwat <>
Subject: borrowing

I owe special thanks to the two persons who answered to my request about
borrowing in Arabic and i am giving the answers it could help others

1-Dr. Ola Hafez Cairo university Egypt CEDEJ: Egypte: Monde Arabe.
The paper, written in English is entitled "Phonological and
morphological integration of borrowings in Egyptian Arabic".

2- I have written two monographs which deal in part with the phonology
of loanwords into and from Arabic: The Case for Fricative-Laterals in
Proto- Semitic (American Oriental Society 1977) and Affricated S.ade
in the Semitic Languages (American Academy for Jewish Research 1982).
The former deals with d.aad, the latter with s.aad and with the
methodology of reconstructing phonetics. Both have extensive

Richard C. Steiner

Professor of Semitic Languages
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