Donnerstag, 27. April 2017, 15:30 - 17:00 iCal

What is Sulaymi Arabic?

Thoughts on Maghrebi Dialectology and the Position of Libyan Arabic

Seminarraum Arabica, Institut für Orientalistik
Spitalgasse 2, Hof 4, 1090 Wien


Sulaymi Arabic is a type of Arabic dialects spoken by the (former) Bedouin or 'bedouinized' population of Libya and Southern Tunisia. The lecture investigates the position of Libyan dialects within the dialectal map of the Arabic speaking Maghreb.


Institut für Orientalistik der Universität Wien


Veronika Ritt-Benmimoun
Institut für Orientalistik
+43 (0)1 4277 434 28