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A phonological typology of Modern Arabic varieties

Abstract:

Modern Arabic colloquial varieties exhibit significant phonological variation that has only partially been incorporated into previous typological efforts. This thesis motivates a phonological typology of sixteen modern varieties, exploring not just the crucial ingredients of the phonological grammar including syllable and foot structure, but also the lexical and postlexical nature of prosodic structure.

I argue that there are two axes for phonological variation in Arabic: Tolerance ...

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Division:
HUMS
Department:
Linguistics Philology and Phonetics Faculty
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Supervisor
ORCID:
0000-0002-0033-9106
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Programme:
Grand Union DTP ESRC Studentship
Funding agency for:
Lahiri, A
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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