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By Bo Isaksson

With suggestion from the Arabic hal-concept, this publication investigates circumstantial clauses in Arabic and Hebrew. It formulates a contemporary linguistic definition of the idea that of 'circumstantial qualifier' and provides corpus-based pilot experiences on circumstantial qualifiers in Pre-classical and Classical Arabic, Pre-exilic Hebrew, glossy literary Arabic and smooth spoken Gulf Arabic. With 'circumstantial clause combining' because the easy analytic proposal, Bo Isaksson provides a research of comparative historical Arabic and historic Hebrew textual content linguistics utilized to a corpus of narrative prose texts. As a corollary, Isaksson additionally provides a reconsideration of the so-called 'tenses' in Arabic and Hebrew. Helene Kammensjo investigates the common sense at the back of the striking version of circumstantial qualifiers (CQ) in a decision of Arabic novels from the 2 final many years. Her technique is to pick a couple of common CQ structures and do a scientific research. Maria Persson surveys the kinds and capabilities of CQs either individually and when it comes to their head clauses and discusses components of grammaticalization and ambiguity regarding CQs in Gulf Arabic dialects at the foundation of texts from her personal box reports.

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