Some characteristics of Meccan speech

@article{Ingham1971SomeCO,
  title={Some characteristics of Meccan speech},
  author={Bruce Ingham},
  journal={Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies},
  year={1971},
  volume={34},
  pages={273 - 297}
}
  • B. Ingham
  • Published 1 June 1971
  • Linguistics
  • Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
The following is an account of the spoken Arabic of Mecca. The present work does not attempt a comprehensive description but is confined to the phonology of the syllable and the morphology of the verb and affixes; such a study is perhaps the most economical way of showing the character of the dialect and its relation to other dialects. My thanks are due to Mr. M. H. Bakalla, a post-graduate student of this school and a native of Mecca, for his constant help in the preparation of this article. 

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