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Title Arabic dialectology [electronic resource] : in honour of Clive Holes on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday / edited by Enam Al-Wer and Rudolf de Jong.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.


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Description xviii, 298 p. : ill., maps.
Series Studies in Semitic languages and linguistics, 0081-8461 ; v. 53
Studies in Semitic languages and linguistics ; 53.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
"Bibliography of Clive Holes": p. [xiii]-xviii.
Contents Topics in historical linguistics. Indeterminacy and the comparative method : Arabic as a model for understanding the history of Aramaic / Jonathan Owens -- From qultu to gulut : diachronic notes on linguistic adaptation in Muslim Baghdad Arabic / Heikki Palva -- The g/-question in Egyptian Arabic revisited / Manfred Woidich and Liesbeth Zack -- Descriptive dialectology. Words and things / Peter Behnstedt -- The Arabic dialect of a aww community of Northern Oman / Domenyk Eades -- The dialect of the Euphrates bedouin, a fringe Mesopotamian dialect / Bruce Ingham -- Quelques données sociolinguistiques sur l'arabe parlé à damas à la fin des années mille neuf cent soixante-dix / Jérôme Lentin -- Contact phenomena. Contact, isolation, and complexity in Arabic / Peter Trudgill -- Loan verbs in Arabic and the DO-construction / Kees Versteegh -- Social dialectology. When Najd meets Hijaz : dialect contact in Jeddah / Aziza Al-Essa -- "Big bright lights" versus "green and pleasant land"? : the unhelpful dichotomy of 'urban' versus 'rural' in dialectology / David Britain -- The variable (h) in Damascus : analysis of a stable variable / Hanadi Ismail -- Code mixing. The variety of housewives and cockroaches : examining code-choice in advertisements in Egypt / Reem Bassiouney.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Language In English; one article in French.
Subject Arabic language -- Dialects.
Sociolinguistics -- Arab countries.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Al-Wer, Enam.
Jong, Rudolf Erik de.
Holes, Clive, 1948-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9004172122 (hardback : alk. paper)
9789004172128 (hardback : alk. paper)

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