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By Mena Lafkioui

The amount offers the state-of-the-art in learn on African kinds of Arabic. major students from all over the world handle subject matters facing language touch, the improvement of Arabic-based pidgins and creoles, synchronic language version and diachronic language reconstruction.

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76 na-mʃi ‘I go’; ex. 1c) lē=k ? 3c) Independently of their ethnolinguistic background, late urbanized nonnative speakers of Arabic tend to elide the personal indexes of both 3SG and 3PL persons in the prefixed conjugation of three consonantal verbs (ex. 78 ø-amul ‘he does’, ø-adba ‘he slaughters’; ex. 79 ø-aml-u ‘they do’). 5c) All non-native speakers living in Kadugli present an irregular use of the preverbal marker bi=. For instance, in example (80) bi= marks an imperfective after the deontic modal verb lāzim ‘must’.

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In Kadugli, it seems that they mainly use the Egyptian possessive particle bitāȥ, which is realized either as bitā (ex. 85) or as ta (ex. 86) as in the Sudanic Arabic-based pidgins and creoles (Tosco and Manfredi Fc). 3c) As a final remark, we note that, differently form the vehicular variety of Arabic spoken in Eritrea (Simeone-Senelle 1999: 170), the numerous substrate languages of the Nuba Mountains do not affect the syntax of nonnative varieties of Arabic in Kadugli, which always display a basic SVO syntactic order.

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