Search

Your search for 'dc_creator:( "David L. Appleyard" ) OR dc_contributor:( "David L. Appleyard" )' returned 1 result. Modify search

Did you mean: dc_creator:( "david L. appleyard" ) OR dc_contributor:( "david L. appleyard" )


Sort Results by Relevance | Newest titles first | Oldest titles first

Personal Pronoun (Standard Arabic)

(3,279 words)

Author(s): David L. Appleyard
Pronouns in Arabic exhibit the usual three persons: 1st person or speaker(s), 2nd person or addressee(s), and 3rd person or the subject of discourse, i.e. the person(s) or thing(s) spoken about. In Arabic, the 1st person has only two number forms, a singular and a nonsingular (i.e. dual and plural), and does not distinguish gender. The other persons all distinguish three numbers, singular, dual, and plural, and two genders, masculine and feminine, except in the dual. This gives Standard Arabic a…