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The syntactical structure of Malay and Arabic: contrastive study

Ali, Asem Shehadeh Saleh and Hassan, Fekri Abidin (2011) The syntactical structure of Malay and Arabic: contrastive study. International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences , 1 (11). pp. 155-168. ISSN 2220-8488 (P)

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This paper is tries to contrast the syntactic structures between Arabic and Malay. The paper starts with introduction about contrastive study, then descriptive study for some aspects related to syntax of Malay and Arabic, as word-order, noun phrase, passive voice, object, and sentence, then followed by syntax of Arabic as well. Arabic structures were studied, the subject of nominal sentence and verbal sentence are described as well as Malay. The study contrasts between both languages by comparing the subject in syntax, and found out some similarities in nominal sentences, conditional sentences and specified the differences in subject NP immediately dominated by the node S is the subject.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 1060/2799
Uncontrolled Keywords: Arabic syntax, Malay syntax, contrastive study, similarities, differences, difficulties
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Arabic Language and Literature
Centre for Languages and Pre-University Academic Development (CELPAD)
Depositing User: Asem Shehadeh Ali
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2011 11:41
Last Modified: 18 May 2020 01:07
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/2799

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