Adjective Phrase
(2,671 words)

1. Definition

In contrast with nouns and verbs, adjectives are a disputed category. Arabic has figured prominently in discussions about whether they constitute a special word class, or just special cases of nouns or verbs (see, e.g., Hengeveld 1992; Bhat 1994; Baker 2003). Here, we adopt the minimal theoretical requisi…

Cite this page
Alain Kihm, “Adjective Phrase”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 22 September 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_COM_0003>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831



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