Reem Khamis-Dakwar

List of John Benjamins publications for which Reem Khamis-Dakwar plays a role.

Book series


Subjects Afro-Asiatic languages | Theoretical linguistics


The study of language development in Arabic heritage speaking children is scarce, and mostly constrained by cross-sectional designs (see Visonà & Plonsky, 2020), making it difficult to determine the course of language development or maintenance through the different stages of language exposure… read more
Clinical linguistics was first defined as the “application of the theories, methods, and findings of linguistics (including phonetics) to the study of those clinical situations where disorders of language are diagnosed and treated” (Crystal, 1981: 1). Based on a Question and Answer presentation… read more
This study provides preliminary data on Palestinian Arabic and English plural elicitations in Palestinian Arabic heritage-speaking children in the United States. Since dual formation is present in Palestinian Arabic but not English, this kind of investigation could elucidate whether a shift from… read more
Diglossia is one distinctive feature of Arabic and other languages, such as Swiss-German (Ferguson 1959). Neurocognitive studies aiming to understand the neural mechanisms of diglossia in general, and Arabic diglossia in particular, are sparse. This paper provides a framework for discussing… read more
Khamis-Dakwar, Reem and Karen Froud 2014 Introduction: Diversity and innovation in Arabic LinguisticsPerspectives on Arabic Linguistics XXVI: Papers from the annual symposium on Arabic Linguistics. New York, 2012, Khamis-Dakwar, Reem and Karen Froud (eds.), pp. 1–8 | Article
This study explores the acquisition of Subject-Verb- Object (SVO) and Verb- Subject-Object (VSO) structures in Palestinian Colloquial Arabic (PCA) using a repetition task to examine the production of these structures in a group of fifteen typically developing children aged 1:7–3:0. The findings… read more