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Le cycle de la négation en arabe marocain

Abstract : Negation in Moroccan Arabic is marked either by the single element ma- or by the association of ma- with the element -š or its variant -ši. The description of the complex relationships between these two elements requires taking into account different levels of analysis: morphology, syntax, semantics, lexicology, pragmatics, but also logic. This paper is aimed to understanding the use of negation in synchrony in Moroccan Arabic. In particular, it defends the hypothesis that ma- should necessarily be correlated with an [+undefined] quantifier. The association with -š is linked to the presence or absence of this feature, but also to the pragmatic force of negation.
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Nizha Chatar-Moumni. Le cycle de la négation en arabe marocain. Nouvelles perspectives en sciences sociales, Prise de parole (Ontario, Canada), 2013, Linguistique et complexité, 9 (1), pp.219-238. ⟨halshs-01076623⟩



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