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The verbal system of Malay and Arabic: contrastive analysis

Ali, Asem Shehadeh Saleh (2013) The verbal system of Malay and Arabic: contrastive analysis. International Journal of Business and Social Science, 4 (1). pp. 21-37. ISSN 2219-6021 (O), 2219-1933 (P)

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This study examines the contrast between verbal system of Arabic and Malay. The researcher starts with a descriptive study for issues of verbal system in Mal’ay. The following subjects are discussed: active voice, passive voice, derivation through prefixes and suffixes, repetition of the numbers and structures. In Arabic this study describes conditional sentences, conjugation, the expression, actions in different kinds, derivation, inflection, types of sentences, derivation of verbs and forms of perfect. The study found that the differences between two languages are in the subject of present tense, future, verb agreement, and passive voice and active voice. Keywords: Contrastive Hypothesis - Malay- Arabic - Differences

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 1060/30349
Uncontrolled Keywords: Contrastive Hypothesis,Morphology Structure, Malay Morphology, Arabic Differences Similarities
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PJ Semitic > PJ6001 Arabic
P Language and Literature > PL Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania > PL5101 Malay
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
Depositing User: Asem Shehadeh Ali
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2014 08:53
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2014 13:14
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/30349

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