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Title: The Arabic Permutation “şāwġ” of El-Jadida, Morocco
Written By: Nasser Berjaoui
Series Title: LINCOM Studies in Afroasiatic Languages 34

The numerous and detailed operations at work in the “Inversion”/“Backward”
“secret language” (“SL”) of El-Jadida, Morocco, known as “ş-şāwġ”, are
scrutinized in this investigation. The manipulating changes affecting individual
sounds, syllables, words and structures (of all types, categories and lengths)
will be studied, with a consideration of the rich and interesting phonetic,
phonological, morphological, syntactic, semantic and discursive effects of the
“SLs” on the MA variety of El-Jadida, generally and most commonly referred to,
in the relevant literature, as the “Aroubi” (villager)/“Doukkali” variety.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Moroccan
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783862883295
Pages: 126
Prices: Europe EURO 45.40