The Syntax of Arabic

The Syntax of Arabic

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ISBN-13: 9780511849497
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/03/2009
Series: Cambridge Syntax Guides
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Joseph E. Aoun is President of Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.
Lina Choueiri is Associate Professor in the English Department at the American University of Beirut.
Elabbas Benmamoun is Professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Table of Contents

1. Issues in the syntax of Arabic; 2. Clause structure in Arabic; 3. The syntax of subjects; 4. Sentential agreement; 5. The syntax of sentential negation; 6. Modes of interrogation; 7. Restrictive relatives; 8. Clitic left dislocation and focus constructions; 9. The syntax of the Arabic left periphery.

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