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By Michele A. Hernández

ISBN-10: 1455501999

ISBN-13: 9781455501991

A former admissions officer at Dartmouth collage unearths how the world's so much hugely selective colleges particularly make their judgements.

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By Michele A. Hernández

ISBN-10: 1455501999

ISBN-13: 9781455501991

A former admissions officer at Dartmouth collage unearths how the world's so much hugely selective colleges particularly make their judgements.

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The phrase da l-Hin ‘now’ was not noted for any other speaker, the normal phrases being al-HIn/ il-HIn. Speaker 38: female; San¸bis (m1/33): Domestic Life text 2, 9, Childhood text 12, SawAlif text 1 Speaker 38 is a woman in her 40s with little education. She is from that group of B villages west of the capital (Zinj, Bil¸d al-Qadºm, and San¸bis) that have g, not k, as their normal reflex of OA q. Older speakers from San¸bis like S38 also tend to have D, not d as their reflex of OA D, which possibly reflects another original local feature which deviates from the main body of B village dialects.

The phrase da l-Hin ‘now’ was not noted for any other speaker, the normal phrases being al-HIn/ il-HIn. Speaker 38: female; San¸bis (m1/33): Domestic Life text 2, 9, Childhood text 12, SawAlif text 1 Speaker 38 is a woman in her 40s with little education. She is from that group of B villages west of the capital (Zinj, Bil¸d al-Qadºm, and San¸bis) that have g, not k, as their normal reflex of OA q. Older speakers from San¸bis like S38 also tend to have D, not d as their reflex of OA D, which possibly reflects another original local feature which deviates from the main body of B village dialects.

G. Pirisha ‘her wedding’ < Pirs + ha (San¸bis (m1/33)), buridha ‘its (a boat’s) side’ < burd + ha (R¸s Rumm¸n (m2/5)). With Pind and kill, unlike in the A dialects, the B dialects reduce the cluster (= Pidkum, kilhum/ B village Cilhum) rather than epenthesise. g. g. SaggÁha ‘he cut it’, HaVVÁha ‘he put it down’, but such forms are now highly stigmatised and typical only of older uneducated speech3. g. minrUH ‘we’ll go’. g. g. amba, tumba ‘I, you want’ etc. g. (i)RRIr ‘she becomes’, (i)GGUn ‘you (pl) come’.

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