Auteur : Antonella Torzullo

New considerations on the Arabic Dialect of the Bani Ṣaḫar Tribe

The Bani Şaḫar (in the plural form Ṣḫūr) are among the most important Arab Bedouin tribes in Jordan. According to Frederick Peake (1958, p. 215), they claim to descend from al-Ḥarb, one of the most powerful tribes of the Ḥiǧāz and Naǧd, and migrated to Jordan from Western Arabia in the late 18th century. They are divided into two groups: al-Ṭwaga and al-Čaˁābna. Their traditional tribal area...

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