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Hoyt, Frederick M. L. (2000). Agreement, specificity effects, and phrase structure in rural Palestinian Arabic existential constru.

URL: http://comp.ling.utexas.edu/fmhoyt/Hoyt(00)_MAThesis.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 3606&langcode=apc (2018-10-18).


Example #1:

    kuddm ahil-ha         w-izn-ha
    before    family-CL3FS and-husbands-CL3FS
    husbands." (38.24)
Example #2:

    w-ma fitaraft-is      ib-ha
    and-not confessed1S-NEG with-CL3FS
    "Only one sin have I committed and not confessed (it)." (86.18)
Example #3:

    (38)   a.      baal zassant azra, fh find-i xamse mazrfin bi-fxxr
    bulb hyacinth blue, THERE at-CL1SG five  plantedPL in-pots
    "Blue hyacinth bulbs, I have five planted in pots."
Example #4:

    husbands." (38.24)
Example #5:

    u-fial-h         lame
    and-upon-CL3MS meat
    40 bowls, and in every bowl there was rice and upon it meat."
Example #6:

    (17)   a.    Ndya sf-a       karm mbri
    Nadia saw3MS-CL3FS Karim yesterday
    "Nadia, Karim saw her yesterday."
Example #7:

    b.    hal-mzrim fakkarto nno l-bolisiyye laa-h
    this-criminal thought2P that the-police caught3P-CL3MS
    "This criminal, you thought that the police caught him."
Example #8:

    a.     smfit nno Ndya rt          mn-dn-ma tke         mafi-*(a)
    heard1S that NadiaFS went2MS without         speak2MS with-CL3FS
    "Nadya, I heard that you left without talking to her."
Example #9:

    a.     smfit nno hal-ktb kt         mafi l-walad yalli katab fial-*(h)
    heard1S that this-bookMS spoke2MS with the-boy REL wrote on-CL3MS
    it." (LA: Aoun and Benmamoun 1998: 571)
Example #10:

    a.     smfit nno Ndya b-yafirfo     ayya walad sf-a
    heard1S that Nadya INDIC-know3P which boy saw3MS-CL3FS
    "Nadya, I heard that they know which boy saw her."
Example #11:

    (22)   a.     kll mzrim fakkarto nno l-bolisiyye laa- h
    every criminalMS thought2P that the-police caught3P-CL3MS
    "Every criminal, you thought that the police caught him."
Example #12:

    w-ma fitaraft-is ib-ha
    and-not confessed1S-NEG with-CL3FS
    "Only one sin have I committed and not confessed (it)." (86.18)
Example #13:

    (23)   a.   * su starayt- imbri
    what bought2P-CL3MS yesterday
    "What did you buy (it) yesterday?"
Example #14:

    b.      ya sd-i,    int ma-fiind-ak sabfi izyr ml
    oh Lord-CL1S you not at-CL2MS seven jars money
    "My Lord, you do not have seven jars of gold." (73.18)
Example #15:

    (25)   a.      w-ana su fimla?
    and-I what doPARTFS
    "...and I, what am I to do?" (27.4)
Example #16:

    b.      int la-ls ibt-ni          hn?
    you for-why brought2MS-CL1S here
    "You, for what reason did you bring me here?" (36.13)
Example #17:

    (26)   a.      ndya su l-l-a            l-mfiallme?
    Nadia, what said3FS-to-CL3FS the-professorFS
    "Nadya, what did the professor say to her?"
Example #18:

    (27)    a.    mn b-tafirafo  l-mara      yalli sfit-o     b-l-mafiam?
    who INDIC-know2P the-womanFS REL saw3FS-CL3MS in-the-restaurant
    "Whoj do you know the woman that saw himj in the restaurant?"
Example #19:

    mn l-maktabe?
    from the-bookstore
    "Which bookj did you say that Zena bought itj at the bookstore?"
Example #20:

    (32)   a.     km ha         nadah     uldt-e         -ale
    rose3MS thisMS called3MS children- CL3MS the-three
    "Then he called his three children." (36.13)
Example #21:

    b.     yirafi     na ic-calm la-xwit-ha             l-fiasara
    return3MS passage the-words the-to-brothers-CL3FS the-ten
    "The story returns to her ten brothers." (37.10)
Example #22:

    c.     bidd-i bant-ak          is-sabfia la- wld-i s-sabfia
    wish-CL1S daughters-CL2MS the-seven to-sons-CL1S the-seven
    "I want your seven daughters for my seven sons." (51.3)
Example #23:

    (33)   a.     n-nswn t-tl te
    the-women the-three
    "the three women"
Example #24:

    b.     l-a befi l-xamse
    the-fingers the-five
    "the five fingers"
Example #25:

    c.      w-il-wasni      afi -h          il-mt     lra
    and-the-middleMS gave3MS-CL3MS the-hundred lera
    "...and the middle [brother] gave him the hundred lera." (79.5)
Example #26:

    (36)   a.      rt mafi el-xams ul d
    went1S with the-five boysMP
    "I went with the five boys."
Example #27:

    b.      fi-ni        l-fiasr frankt
    giveIMP-CL1S the-ten franks
    "Give me the ten franks."
Example #28:

    c.    ays fimelt be-t-tlat       fil elli strayt-on
    what did2MS with-the-three calves REL that bought2MS-CL3P
    "What did you do with the three calves that you bought?"
Example #29:

    (38)   a.    bfi   el-arbafi ne l-ml
    sold3MS the-four horses the-goodPL
    "He sold the four good horses." (LA: Feghali 1928: 190)
Example #30:

    iyym i-ufle
    days the-childhood
Example #31:

    b-yins-hun           hinne iyym i-ufle
    INDIC-forget3MS-CL3P they days       the-childhood
    forgets are the days of his childhood." (LA: Choueiri 2000)
Example #32:

    (40)   a.    axad aa
    took3MS nap
    "He took a nap."
Example #33:

    b.   * axad il-aa/kll aa
    took3MS the-nap/every nap
    "He took the nap/every nap."
Example #34:

    c.   * l-aa bafid -uhr b-itfd              ktr
    the-nap after the-noon INDIC-help3MS much
    "The nap in the afternoon helps a lot."
Example #35:

    (41)   a.     l-aa yalli axad-a            Sami bafid -uhr fdit-o
    the-napFS REL tood3MS- CL3FS Sami after the-noon helped3FS- CL3MS
    "The nap Sami took in the afternoon helped him."
Example #36:

    ra tfd-o
    FUT help3FS-CL3MS
    "Every nap that Sami takes in the afternoon will help him."
Example #37:

    bafid -uhr fdit-o
    after the-noon helped3FS-CL3MS
    helped him." (LA)
Example #38:

    (43)   a.    * kn     f   l-ktub fia--awle
    was3MS THERE the-booksP on-the-table
    "There were the books on the table."
Example #39:

    b.     kn     f   ktub fia--awle
    was3MS THERE booksP on-the-table
    "There were books on the table." (LA : Choueiri 2000)
Example #40:

    (44)   a.     (kll ) il-ktub yalli kn f     fia--awla ro       fia-r-raff
    (all) the-booksP REL was3MS THERE on-the-table becameMP on-the-shelf
    "All the books that there were on the table are now on the shelf."
Example #41:

    ro       fia-r-raff
    became3P on-the-shelf
    table are now on the shelf." (LA )
Example #42:

    (3-14)         el-arbafi eane l-ml
    the-four horses the-goodPL
    "the four good horses"
Example #43:

    (3-15)         ha-abne mnazzale bi-l-fie
    this-pistolFS decorated FS with-the-silver
    "this pistol decorated with silver"
Example #44:

    au         la-hal-wd      il-xab bi-hal-maiy u-wasifi
    came3MP to-this-valleyMS the-filled with-this-water and-wide MS
    [until] they came to this valley full of water and wide." (38.1)
Example #45:

    fi sakif hal-imra
    on roof this cave
    from the roof of this cave." (55.4)
Example #46:

    (i)      hal-bent hy
    this-girl this
    "this girl"
Example #47:

    (ii)     hal-bant hal
    the-girls these
    "these girls"
Example #48:

    (iii)   * hal hal-bant
    these the-girls
    "these girls"
Example #49:

    (iv)     hal il-bant
    these the-girls