A Linguistic Study of Gemination of Arabic Languages

1Sarab Kadir Mugair


The current research attempts to clarify and distinguish Arabic determined gemination\ doubling "tashdiid" especially in two categories: verbs and nouns. The research respects the fundamental etymological assets for clarifying an intensity or richness in the language structure and vocabulary. We can consider a significance of doubling or what is called tashdiid in verbs and nouns like one of these sources. The research can also present how these sources are participated in cooperation and what different sorts of unequivocal doubling happen. A current investigation additionally attempts to take into consideration a nuanced explanation of a striking nature of insistent doubling in communicating in Arabic class, i.e., there are different sorts of doubling, that had not heard before, may likewise occur. In this research, the examination uncovered the consequences of a test investigation of etymological merits of doubled nouns and verbs in Arabic and Iraqi dialects. A current research expects to limit the tentative method of multiplied consonant and by one way or another the length of sound doubling including several Arabic dialects and Iraqi dialect in particular to disprove the researcher's perspectives such as Patai(1973) and Shouby (1970b). To them the doubling in Arabic dialects could be the misrepresentation procedure that would not become a beneficial which in turn could never advance Arabic dialects at all. A discussion of research displays in general the comprehension of the need of doubling which permits to be used as a gainful intelligent asset. Thus, the data of current examination is belonged to Arabic speakers like Jordanian, Syrian, Lebanese and Iraqi speakers since these dialects could be regarded as neighbor dialects.


Gemination, Intensity, Lexical couplets, Lexical echo

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