Andalusi Arabic
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1. Andalusi Arabic

Andalusi Arabic is a dialect bundle, constituted by scarcely differentiated members and generated by the occupation of the Iberian Peninsula at the beginning of the 8th century by armies of Muslim Arabs and (partially) Arabicized Berbers. It appears to have spread rapidly and been in general oral use in most parts of the geopolitical entity resulting from those events, called al-Andalus by its native population, between the 9th and 1…

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Federico Corriente, “Andalusi Arabic”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 20 August 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_COM_0017>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831



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