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Raciolinguistics

Edited by H. Samy Alim, John R. Rickford, and Arnetha F. Ball

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Summary Details


Query:   Wh-questions in Arabic
Author:  O L Zavitnevich
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Syntax

Language Family:   Arabic

Summary:   FOR QUERY: LINGUIST 12.1699

EARLIER THIS MONTH I POSTED A QUESTION ABOUT THE FORMATION OF WH-QUESTIONS
IN ARABIC AND ARABIC DIALECTS. I AM VERY GRATEFUL TO ALL WHO
REPLLIED TO MY QUERY. HERE IS THE SUMMARY OF THE INFORMATION THAT I GOT:

IN MODERN STANDARD ARABIC THE QUESTION WORD APPEARS SENTENCE INITIALLY
(TO THE RIGHT OF THE SENTENCE):

LL Issue: 12.1825
Date Posted: 16-Jul-2001
Original Query: Read original query