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Title: La Lengua Árabe en San Andrés Isla
Written By: Carlos Jair Martinez Albarracin
URL: http://www.lincom-shop.eu/shop/article_N-ISBN%25209783862880386/LW-40:-LA-LENGUA-%C3%81RABE-EN-SAN-ANDR%C3%89S-ISLA.html?shop_param=cid%3D234%26aid%3DN-ISBN%25209783862880386%26
Series Title: Languages of the World 40
Description:

El estudio da cuenta de la presencia de la lengua árabe en San Andrés Isla,
de las principales características sociales de la comunidad de habla que la
usa en la cotidianidad como es la historia, la distribución poblacional, la
economía y el sistema de creencias. Se presenta una referencia sobre la
situación lingüística de la comunidad en la que se describen las
principales características fonológicas del dialecto árabe libanés y el
árabe clásico usados por la comunidad de habla árabe.

Se realiza un acercamiento a la dinámica del uso lingüístico en diferentes
contextos y con diferentes actores. Se hace referencia a la situación de
diglosia árabe, en esta se hace énfasis en la distribución funcional y el
prestigio del árabe clásico. Se presenta una referencia sobre la situación
del bilingüismo árabe/castellano en la comunidad en la que destaca la
adquisición lingüística, el transito por el bilingüismo a través de la vida
y algunas características derivadas del uso lingüístico en bilingües como
es la alternancia lingüística en las modalidades del cambio y la mezcla de
códigos.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783862880386
Pages: 183
Prices: Europe EURO 68.80