Mahmoud Abunasser

List of John Benjamins publications for which Mahmoud Abunasser plays a role.


This paper reports on computational measures of linguistic variation that quantify the lexical and pronunciation variation between three varieties of Arabic, Moroccan Arabic, Egyptian Arabic, and Gulf Arabic. We provide three measures of linguistic variation; all computed based on elicitation of… read more
Benmamoun, Elabbas, Mahmoud Abunasser, Rania Al-Sabbagh, Abdelaadim Bidaoui and Dana Shalash 2014 Variations on the same theme: Sentential negation and the negative copula 
in ArabicPerspectives on Arabic Linguistics XXIV–XXV: Papers from the annual symposia on Arabic Linguistics. Texas, 2010 and Arizona, 2011, Farwaneh, Samira and Hamid Ouali (eds.), pp. 121–138 | Article
The main aim of this paper is to provide both synchronic and diachronic evidence that Standard Arabic and the spoken dialects pattern the same way with regard to the syntactic mechanisms that govern the relationship between lexical categories and functional categories. The focus is on sentential… read more