Rudolf E. de Jong's A Grammar of the Bedouin Dialects of Central and Southern PDF

By Rudolf E. de Jong

ISBN-10: 9004201017

ISBN-13: 9789004201019

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47 Coordinates appr. 38 East. I have also spoken to four other men of the Badāṛah, but could not make recordings on that occasion. When sufffijiciently zoomed in, their four or fijive tents are visible on Google Earth as white rectangles (the tents are nowadays made of flour sacks donated by USAID). 18 East. 48 Coordinates are appr. 56 East, see Google Earth. 49 Depending on dialect, this may also be pronounced as Wādiy Islah, Wādiy Aslah or Wādiy Sliy. 4. 5. in the descriptive chapters below. In Šuqayr 1916:69 the name is spelled in Arabic as  .

G. Cairene.  Secondary velarization There is a clear lack of velarization in ASA, ṢwA, GrA and HnA forms rikbih, árkab (pl. rkab in ḤmA and ǦbA) “knee(s)”. All dialects discussed in this chapter have a pl. demonstrative ill (-ih) “these” (although ~ uṃ for pl. ) and also the sg. masc. demonstrative is without velarization: (hā-) a ~ iʾ “this”. Velarization spreads into the long ā in kuḅḅāyih in all dialects, except in ǦbA and HnA (there kubbāyih) and in all dialects, except LA, the pl. A. [ɛ ]) and also kamān “also” is not velarized.

32) (born in Wādiy as-Sīg); Silmiy (53) (born in al-Malbad/Wādiy as-Sīg). The abbreviation used here to refer to their dialect is ĞrA. Tayāha Mḥammad (34) (recorded in Aḅuw Ṣwayṛah); Slēm (49) (Ṛās aš-Šēṭān, from Ṛās Bēd appr. 105 km south of al- Arīš); Aṃṃ Xi ̣ r (appr. 65) (recorded near (northeast of) aṭ-Ṭarfa;46); Xi ̣ r (32) (northeast of aṭ-Ṭarfa). The abbreviation used here to refer to their dialect is TyA. 43 Many Bedouin men have spent time in prisons, often even without offfijicial charges.

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