Category: Research (e.g. papers, books)

Ulfsbjorninn & Lahrouchi (2016) – The Typology of the Distribution of Edge: the propensity for bipositionality

The Typology of the Distribution of Edge: the propensity for bipositionality Shanti Ulfsbjorninn, Mohamed Lahrouchi direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004423 January 2016 We discuss the grammatical conditions that can be imposed between segmental content (features) and syllable structure (positions) and how a

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Lahrouchi (2019) – Not as you R: Adapting the French rhotic into Arabic and Berber

Not as you R: Adapting the French rhotic into Arabic and Berber Mohamed Lahrouchi direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004422 January 2019 This article examines the adaptation of the French rhotic in Arabic and Berber. In loanwords borrowed from French, the uvular fricative

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Lahrouchi (2018) – The Amazigh influence on Moroccan Arabic: Phonological and morphological borrowing

The Amazigh influence on Moroccan Arabic: Phonological and morphological borrowing Mohamed Lahrouchi direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004421 January 2018 This paper outlines some of the main phonological and morphological features that Moroccan Arabic has developed in contact with Amazigh. Based on previous

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Lahrouchi (2017) – The left edge of the word in the Berber derivational morphology

The left edge of the word in the Berber derivational morphology Mohamed Lahrouchi direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004420 January 2017 In many Berber varieties, causative and reciprocal verbs are built by means of monoconsonantal prefixes attached to a stem. These prefixes are

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Lahrouchi & Ridouane (2015) – On diminutives and plurals in Moroccan Arabic

On diminutives and plurals in Moroccan Arabic Mohamed Lahrouchi, Rachid Ridouane direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004419 January 2015 In Moroccan Arabic, like in many other Afroasiatic languages, a single noun may have more than one plural form. For instance, tʕəsʕwera ‘photo’ has

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Lahrouchi (2008) – On the internal structure of Tashlhiyt Berber triconsonantal roots

On the internal structure of Tashlhiyt Berber triconsonantal roots Mohamed Lahrouchi direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004417 March 2008 This article examines the internal structure of triconsonantal roots in Tashlhiyt Berber. It is proposed that these roots have a binary-branch- ing head-complement struc

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Lahrouchi (2007) – A templatic approach to gemination in the imperfective stem of Tashlhiyt Berber

A templatic approach to gemination in the imperfective stem of Tashlhiyt Berber Mohamed Lahrouchi direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004416 March 2007 Tashlhiyt Berber uses, among other processes, gemination to form the imperfective. Most accounts of this phenomenon make reference to syllabic or

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Begus (2019) – Segmental Phonetics and Phonology in Caucasian Langauges

Segmental Phonetics and Phonology in Caucasian Langauges Gasper Begus direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004402 January 2019 This article surveys the major topics of Caucasian phonetics and phonology focusing on those aspects that bear broader implications for general phonetics and phonological theory. The

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Alderete & Tupper (2018) – Phonological regularity, perceptual biases, and the role of phonotactics in speech error analysis

Phonological regularity, perceptual biases, and the role of phonotactics in speech error analysis John Alderete, Paul Tupper direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004388 June 2018 Speech errors involving manipulations of sounds tend to be phonologically regular in the sense that they obey the

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Rolle & Hyman (2018) – Phrase-level Prosodic Smothering in Makonde

Phrase-level Prosodic Smothering in Makonde Nicholas Rolle, Larry M. Hyman direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004378 December 2018 This paper focuses on the issue of ‘prosodic idiosyncrasies’ as it arises in the Bantu language Makonde [kde]. Recently, Bennett, Harizanov, & Henderson (2018) proposed

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