Linguistic Nuances of Arabic Spoken in the North of Jordan, Irbid Region

Mamoun Issa Falah BANI AMER

Abstract


All major languages in the world have minor, categorical counterparts known as dialects. Although there exists one standardized version of the language, the dialects share features with that language that are common and some which are distinctly different. This paper talks about the linguistic dynamic extant amongst the population in the North Jordanian city of Irbid. Through a phonological, morpho-syntactic analysis of their speech in contrast with the so called standardized Jordanian, This paper attempts to discover certain feature distinctions in the North Jordanian speech and more specifically in the Arabic Spoken in Irbid region. 


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ijl.v11i5.15345

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