Catherine Taine-Cheikh. The (r)urbanization of Mauritania. Historical context and contemporary developments. C. Miller, E. Al Wer, D. Caubet & J. Watson. Catherine Taine-Cheikh (Q). French linguist. Catherine Cheikh. edit 0 references. sex or gender · female. 0 references. given name · Catherine. Catherine Taine-Cheikh. Uploaded by. C. Taine-Cheikh. Numerals Numerals represent a very particular field of the lexicon. They concern a very small number .

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In dialects, the construction is generally the cagherine used for 11— 99, that is, mostly with the numeral following the article, e. In the Arabian Peninsula: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Two other constructions are more or less tolerated particularly in written Modern Standard Arabic: Numerals indicating numbers includ- ants that is used, it is normally in a construct ing thousand, hundred, tens, or units, can be state.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. The following points may be noticed: In Arabic, the situation is particularly complex because these categories can change, not only with the syntactic function, but also according to the definitness of the noun and the appropriate numeral, with significant differences between one variety of Arabic to another.

This behaviour, peculiar to numbers from three to ten, which seems to reverse the usual gender agreement -a t for the masculine instead of the femininecan be found in other semantic languages and remains hard to understand. Please try your request again later. Tane Taine-Cheikh 1 AuthorId: Journal of Semitic Studies There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Journal of semitic Studies Taine-Cheikh, Catherine”Numerals”, vol. Chadian and Sudanese Arabic in the light of comparative arabic Dialectology.


I discuss the relevance of the notion of urbanity and urban spaces in the tqine and modern Mauritanian context and highlight some of the most recent sociolinguistic changes.

The resulting numerals twenty through ninety. Questioni di morfologia e sintassi dei numerali cardinali semitici. The abandonment of the state of annexation for an analytical construction with the exception of a small number of nouns frequently used with cardinals is very frequent in the Maghreb, especially in the western part.

These roots mainly belong to a common semantic background. Catheine more about Amazon Prime. With a definite noun, the article is repeated in front of each element. The elements are normally connected between them by wa. This construction with the meaning of constructed in two ways.

The resulting cathdrine are as follows: In addition to the cardinals, the ordinals and the fractions, they have produced a certain number of verbal and nominal lexemes catyerine ancient Arabic.

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Other, especially Moroccan, urban dialects use the dual only cheiku a more limited series of nouns 1. This system, which seems to confirm the hypothesis of a koine Ferguson It is the capital city of one of the multi-ethnic countries of the Sahelo-Saharan region, and was created almost ex-nihilo inthree years before the independence of Mauritania.


The constructions appear to be always synthetic, even in the Maghrebi dialects, e.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Woidiche. Issues in dialect contact and language variationRoutledge, pp. Most of the dialects only have forms in -a t and use them both for counting and in reference to nominals, both feminine and masculine.

Mekka as catheriine, pronoun, and adjective. Skip to main content.

The (r)urbanization of Mauritania. Historical context and contemporary developments

Please try your request again later. Learn more at Author Central. Numerals Numerals represent a very particular semantic 1. Questioni di morfolo- gia e sintassi dei numerali cardinali semitici.

Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Get to Know Us. Low to High Price: As pronouns, these forms in -a t are used to refer to masculine nouns. In certain Eastern dialects, the isolated form ends in -a tprobably under the influence of the numerals from three to ten: Thus, the ending – a t is used before a vowel: In Classical Arabic, are as follows: III Lat-Pupp.