LINGUIST List 19.1982

Mon Jun 23 2008

Books: Socioling/Lang Documentation: Berjaoui

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        1.    Ulrich Lueders, The Moroccan Arabic 'ġuş': Five Categories: Berjaoui

Message 1: The Moroccan Arabic 'ġuş': Five Categories: Berjaoui
Date: 13-Jun-2008
From: Ulrich Lueders <>
Subject: The Moroccan Arabic 'ġuş': Five Categories: Berjaoui
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Title: The Moroccan Arabic "ġuş": Five Categories Series Title: LINCOM Studies in Afroasiatic Linguistics 22 Published: 2008 Publisher: Lincom GmbH

Author: Nasser Berjaoui Paperback: ISBN: 9783895861895 Pages: 698 Price: Europe EURO 72.00

So far, twelve families of the Moroccan Arabic secret languages of theTafilalet (TSLs), namely the "ġuş", were investigated in detail in severalworks. In this book, emphasis is on five other and different categories ofthe TSLs, namely the x…xawinCa, the x…xaxiCa, the x…xinxaC, the x…xawiC andthe x…ŗaC cases, together with their intricate and numerous varieties. Asample of two varieties from each of the families above respectively encodethe word "ktab" (a book) as: "wtab wawinka" and "stab sawinka", "btabbabika" and "ptab papika", "ftab finfak" and "dtab dindak", "dtab dawik"and "htab hawik", "stab ŗak" and "vtab ŗak". This book is organised in therealm of five parts that analyse the encoding operations in the TSLs withreference to several parts of speech and structures.

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation                             Sociolinguistics
Written In: English (eng )

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