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Author Korn, Agnes ♦ Nourzaei, Maryam
Source Hyper Articles en Ligne (HAL)
Content type Text
Publisher Cambridge University Press (CUP)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Iranian languages ♦ Balochi ♦ Iranian linguistics ♦ shs ♦ Humanities and Social Sciences/Linguistics
Abstract The aim of the present paper is to describe the morphosyntactic properties of Iranian Coastal Balochi as spoken by the Afro-Balochi community. The Afro-Baloch have completely switched to Balochi and there are no traces of African languages in their speech. In comparison with other Balochi dialects of Iran on the one hand and Coastal Balochi dialects of Pakistan on other, Coastal Balochi as spoken in Iran shows archaic characteristics, particularly in its case system, in the demonstrative pronouns and in the alignment features. This particularly applies to the speech of the Afro-Baloch, who due to persisting social segregation have limited access to education and media.
ISSN 13561863
Educational Use Research
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2018-01-01
e-ISSN 14740591
Journal Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society
Volume Number 28
Issue Number 4
Page Count 35
Starting Page 661
Ending Page 695