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Name: Jidda  Hassan  Juma'a (IPA: jida hasan juma?a)
Institution: University of Maiduguri
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: Nigeria   
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Selected Publications: Owens, J. and Jidda, Hassan (2004): Remarks on Ideophones in Nigerian Arabic. In Approaches to Arabic Dialects, Eds.
Maartin Maak, De jong R. and versteegh, K. Leiden, Brill.

14- Owens, J. and Jidda, Hassan (nd): Western Sudanic Arabic: The Arabic of Chad, Cameroun and Nigeria.
Encyclopaedia of Arabic, Eds. Maartin Maak, Dejong, R. and versteegh K.

15- Jidda, Hassan and Kyari, I. EL-sharif (2004): Nigerian Arabic Pidgin or Creole: A Comparative perspective. In Ecology
and Society Proceedings, Eds. Koroma, D. S. M., Garba, Abubakar and Umar. M.A.

16- Jidda, Hassan and Muazu, M. (2005): Codeswitching and Mixing with English Among University of Maiduguri Students:
A Socio-linguistics Appraisal. AL-MAHRAM VOL. 1, No 2 pp 23-29.

17- Jidda, Hassan and Muazu, M. (2006): The Convergence of Dialect in an Urban Community: Case Study of Shuwa Arab
28-participant in designing and developing this addressed webpage
http://www.arabistik.uni-bayreuth.de/de/projects/a_Idiomaticity__lexical_realignment__and_semantic_change_in_spoken_arabic/index.html
21- Owens, J. and Jidda, Hassan (2009): Conversation Particles in Arabic-Hausa Codeswitching: Saliency and Language Hierarchies. Information Structure in Spoken Arabic. Eds. Owens. J and Elgibali, A. London. Rout ledge. in Maiduguri” MAJASS Vol. 4. No 1 pp 96-102
27-Jidda Hassan J. (2012) “Nigerian English: Linguistic, Sociolinguistic and Conversational Characteristics in the Framework of dominance/non Dominance” In Rudolf Muhr ED Non-dominant varieties of pluricentric Languages. Getting the picture. Frankfurt, Peter Lang. pp 473-490.

19- Jidda, Hassan and Muazu, M. (2006): Socio-linguistics Variation: Reviewing Labov’s Sociolinguistic Variables Approach. MAJASS Vol. 4. NO 2 pp 28-32
20- Jidda, Hassan and Badejo B. R. (2007): Ethnicity or Language Loyalty: The Case of Shuwa Arabs in Maiduguri. Language in African Urban Context. Eds. Gudrun Miehe, Jonathan Owens and Manfred Roncador. Berlin, Lit
Verlag, 75-89.
Announced on LINGUIST :  An Analysis of Code switching in Conversations among Multilingual Nigerian (Shuwa) Arabs in Maiduguri, Nigeria
 A Descriptive Grammar of the Bassa-nge Language
Courses Taught: Phonology, Morphology, sociolinguistics, History of linguistics, General Linguistics, Applied linguistics



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