It is referred to in the literature as Cairene classical Arabic. These linguists claimed they analyzed CA prosody, but more precisely they looked at Cairene pronunciation norms of classical forms.
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A linguistic analysis of Egyptian radio Arabic. A note on the accentuation of Damascene Arabic.
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Compensatory lengthening in moraic phonology. Der arabische Dialekt von Bi: Epenthesis and degenerate syllables in Cairene Arabic.
Epenthesis and geminate consonants Etudes de linguistique arabe. Extrametricality and English stress.
Foot and word in prosodic morphology: The Arabic broken plural. Grundriss der vergleichenden Grammatik der semitischen Sprachen. Is the syllable or the supersyllable a constituent? MIT Working Papers in Le parler arabe de Ras-Beyrouth: Le parler arabe de Tripoli Liban. Le parler arabe du Caire.
Lexical morphology and phonology. Principles and case studies. Metrical structure assignment is cyclic.Cairene spoken Arabic, attempting to fill a gap created by one of the contentious issues related to studies of the phonology of CA, and that is mixing be tween colloquial Cairene and classical Arabic.
Theoretical Issues in the Grammar of Semitic Languages for $ x. A Note on Cyclic Stress in Levantine Arabic Kenstowicz, M. Spirantization in Tigrinya Schein, B. The Domain of Weak Cross-Over Restrictions Aoun, Y. & D. Sportiche Epenthesis and Degenerate Syllables in Cairene Arabic.
Epenthesis and Degenerate Syllables in Cairene Arabic Selkirk, E. On the Development of the Numeral 'One' as an Indefinite Marker Givon, T. Arabic recognizes three weights of syllable: light, heavy, and superheavy.
Light syllables are always open, heavy syllables are open or closed, and super- heavy syllables are closed or doubly closed. In the s, phonologists investigated Cairene Arabic (CA) sylla- ble structure and found it to be the domain of some phonological processes, such as emphatic spread, CVC syllables light word final but heavy word internally, limitations on consonant clusters in certain po-.
In the s, phonologists investigated Cairene Arabic (CA) syllable structure and found it to be the domain of some phonological processes, such as emphatic spread, CVC syllables light word final but heavy word internally, limitations on consonant clusters in certain positions of a word, and epenthesis of a vowel to break consonant clusters if there happen to be more than two consonants in word .