المنشورات و المؤلفات

This paper presents a phase-based analysis of the derivation of the status constructus (or construct state). That analysis is built on two arguments. First, I contend that a construct state in Classical/Standard Arabic contains a phase the head of...
In this study I explore the structure and meaning of partitive constructions. I investigate the relation between partitivity and specificity, and argue that partitives in Classical/Standard Arabic manifest the same type of ambiguity with regard to...
This paper investigates the constraints that underlie the licensing of negative polarity items in Classical/Standard Arabic, aspiring to be the first study that provides a comprehensive account that defines the condition under which those items are...
This paper investigates the specificity of indefinite subjects in Classical/Standard Arabic. It is argued that the specific interpretation of an indefinite NP doesn't correlate with its subject position. Specifically, I contend that an indefinite...