Negation
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Negation refers to the phenomenon whereby a function word with the meaning ‘not’ (negation marker) is used to negate a sentence (sentence negation) or a given constituent of the sentence (constituent negation). Sentence negation markers can be part of the auxiliary system and interact fairly intimately with some of its c…

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Jamal Ouhalla, “Negation”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 17 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_COM_vol3_0226>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831



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