The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XIII-XIV
Papers from the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Annual Symposia on Arabic Linguistics
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Table of Contents
Editorial Note vii Introduction Dilworth B. Parkinson ix VOT Production in English and Arabic Bilingual and Monolingual Children Ghada Khattab 1 Discovering Arabic Rhythm through a Speech Cycling Task Bushra Adnan Zawaydeh, Keiichi Tajima and Mafuyu Kitahara 39 An Argument for a Stem-based View of Arabic Morphology: Double verbs revisited Adamantios I. Gafos 59 The Broken Plural System of Moroccan Arabic: Diachronic and cognitive perspectives Robert R. Ratcliffe 87 Impersonal Agreement as a Specificity Effect in Rural Palestinian Arabic Frederick Hoyt 111 The Syntax of Small Clauses in Moroccan Arabic Fatima Sadiqi 143 Borrowing Discourse Patterns: French rhetoric in Arabic legal texts Ahmed Fakhri 155 What Is a Secret Language? A case from a Saudi Arabian dialect Mohammed Hasan Bakalla 171 Sentence Processing Strategies: An application of the competition model to Arabic Adel Abu Radwan 185 Acquisition of Binding in L1 Arabic Naomi Bolotin 211 Role of L1 Transfer in L2 Acquisition of Inflectional Morphology Mahammad T. Alhawary 219 Index of Subjects 249