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Durative aspect markers in modern Arabic dialects : cross-dialectal functions and historical development [article]

Mona Abdullah AlShihry, Austin, The University Of Texas At, Austin, The University Of Texas At, Kristen Brustad
2019
This study concludes with a summary of the most probable paths of development for durative markers in modern spoken Arabic.  ...  Observing this principle, the study examines the use of durative markers in a database that is composed of various contextualized texts.  ...  For the historical sources, the database is composed from different sources for different regions and eras.  ... 
doi:10.26153/tsw/3011 fatcat:6h2ni7tcy5elldnqaiy4olehya

A structural analysis of Moroccan Arabic and English intra-sentential code switching

Najat Benchiba
2008
a quantitative database for further research.  ...  Natural data of Moroccan Arabic and English code switched discourse collated for this thesis provide further empirical support required to test the validity of the Matrix Language Frame model well as providing  ...  Is this then problematic for the base notion of the MLF which, in its original form, calls for the identification of a sole matrix language?  ... 
doi:10.25501/soas.00028920 fatcat:yywi4ngo2bhzlfmskwrwg6ztwy