Andalusi Arabic [chapter]

Ángeles Vicente
2020 Zenodo  
This chapter covers an ancient contact language situation: Andalusi Arabic with two other languages – the Romance varieties spoken by the local population, and the Berber varieties brought by different Berber speakers arriving in al-Andalus during its existence. The situation of bilingualism whereby the Romance language was sociolinguistically dominant for most of the population over the course of several centuries resulted in numerous contact-induced changes in all areas of grammar. In
more » ... grammar. In addition, interaction between Arabic-speaking and Berber-speaking populations constituted a second locus of language contact with consequences for Andalusi Arabic.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3744521 fatcat:6uf2w7qidbg3npk5bggi2qpnuy