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Author Manfredi, Stefano
Source Hyper Articles en Ligne (HAL)
Content type Text
Publisher Zakład Narodowy im. Ossolińskich, Oddział w Krakowie
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword grammaticalization ♦ reference ♦ Sudanic Arabic ♦ demonstratives ♦ shs ♦ Humanities and Social Sciences/Linguistics
Abstract This article aims at describing the forms, the distribution and the functions of demonstratives in Kordofanian Baggara Arabic, an Arabic dialect spoken by semi-nomadic cattle herders living in the Southern Kordofan State of the Republic of Sudan. Based on an oral corpus gathered on field, the study analyses in typological perspective the morphosyntactic and the pragmatic features of demonstrative pronouns and determiners as well as of sentential and locational demonstratives.
ISSN 00155675
Educational Use Research
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2014-01-01
Journal Folia Orientalia