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Personal Pronoun (Arabic Dialects)
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The pronominal system of Arabic dialects has one characteristic in common with other varieties of the Arabic language and other Semitic languages: it consists of a series of independent pronouns and a series of suffixed pronouns, whose form may vary from region to region for various reasons, among which are the influence of the substratum (e.g. the Aramaic substratum in the Syrian-Lebanese area; see Diem 1971) and …

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not-specified, “Personal Pronoun (Arabic Dialects)”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 24 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_COM_vol3_0255>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831

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