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This is an extraordinary linguistic feat in Arabic: verbalization of a proper noun. In English this is very easy. We can “fedex” packages, “xerox” pages, or “google” for a burrito recipe. But this is the first example I’ve seen of such a morphological process in (colloquial) Arabic.

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March 12th, 2013 at 9:29 pm

Posted in Linguistics

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