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The mirage of 'Arabrew': Ideologies for understanding Arabic-Hebrew contact

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‘Arabrew’ denotes a mixture of the languages that index two nations known for their seemingly intractable conflict. It is supposedly spoken by Palestinians and other Arabs who are citizens of Israel. Evidence from the field gathered in 2015 shows some codeswitching, especially inter-sentential, and borrowing, mostly of nouns for specialist terminology, and of a few discourse markers. This does not support the claim that a new variety has emerged, yet the debate around it channels concerns abo...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1017/S0047404518000015

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Language in Society Journal website
Volume:
47
Issue:
2
Pages:
219-244
Publication date:
2018-03-06
Acceptance date:
2017-10-22
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EISSN:
1469-8013
ISSN:
047-4045
Pubs id:
pubs:812865
URN:
uri:0f99963f-8877-45d5-a9e8-85e72f18ca9e
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uuid:0f99963f-8877-45d5-a9e8-85e72f18ca9e
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pubs:812865

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