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Name: Jamil  Daher
Institution: New York University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: NY
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Specialty: Arabic Sociolinguistics
Selected Publications: “Phonological Variation in Syrian Arabic”. In Mushira Eid and Robert R. Ratcliffe (eds.) Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics X, 239-269 (=Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 153.) Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 1997.

“Gender in Linguistic Variation”. In Elabbas Benmamoun, Mushira Eid and Niloofar Haeri (eds.) Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XI, 183-206 (=Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 167.) Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 1998.

“(th) and (dh) as Ternary and Binary Variables in Damascus Arabic”. In Elabbas Benmamoun (ed.) Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XII, 163-182 (=Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 190.) Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 1999.

“Lexical Borrowing in Arabic and English”. The Vocabula Review, May 2003. (www.vocabula.com)

“Written Arabic of Personal Letters”. Dahesh Voice Journal, Fall 2004.

“The Linguistic Situation in Arabic”. Dahesh Voice Journal, Fall 2005.


Works in press/progress

“Linguistic Analysis of Folk singing in Arabic: Al-ataaba.

“The Importance of Oral Communication in Teaching Arabic.”
Courses Taught: Standard Arabic/Colloquial Arabic
Dissertation Abstract: Linguistic Variation in Damascus Arabic: A quantitative analysis of men's and women's speech
Academic Paper Abstract: Lexical Borrowing in Arabic and English
Written Arabic of Personal Letters
Written Arabic of Personal Letters



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