Contrast Preservation in dialects of North Levantine Arabic

Sarah Ouwayda

Abstract


This paper uses Contrast Preservation Theory to account for two opaque processes in two dialects of Levantine Arabic spoken in Tripoli: (1) a Push Shift effect in a dialect spoken in traditional neighborhoods and (2) a constraint paradox in the standard dialect.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.3765/exabs.v0i0.489