International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Language Contact in the Arab World: Realities and Implications

The Arab world exhibits a fascinating linguistic case that is worth investigating. Likewise Algeria Arab speaking countries implement the policy of Arabization in order to preserve the image of Arabic from any type of threat. Hence, colonialism had not expired without an impact; Linguistic diversity is by far the outcome. The present paper aims at shedding light on the sociolinguistic phenomena such as: Diglossia, bilingualism, and borrowing with reference to the situation of the Arabic language. It tries to raise the question of the utility of the Quran’s language in correspondence to our globalized era

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