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Egyptian Judeo-Arabic
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The Characteristics of Spoken Egyptian Judeo-Arabic

Egyptian Judeo-Arabic is the dialect that has been used by Egyptian Jews. Nada Tomiche was the first to document Egyptian Jewish speech, highlighting several spoken features, distinguishing them from Christian and Muslim Egyptian Arabic in phonetic…

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Benjamin Hary, “Egyptian Judeo-Arabic”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 25 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1878-9781_ejiw_COM_000880>
First published online: 2022

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