The Constraints Governing Multiple Wh_Questions in Kuwaiti Arabic: A Syntactic Study

Ahlam Saleh Al_Enezi


The purpose of this study is to discuss the vagueness in multiple wh_questions in the spoken Kuwaiti Arabic (KA) in order to sharpen it up in some way. This study tries to provide a basic analysis for the construction of this process in KA. Some differences in the syntax and structure of other languages are mentioned to highlight the differences between them. Furthermore, this study provides some piece of evidence to support the claim of how the multiple wh_ questions are structured in KA and what constrains govern them. The study concluded with some recommendations including more researches in the different aspects of the KA syntax.


Syntax, Constraint, Analysis, Wh-word, Multiple Wh-questions, Kuwaiti Arabic

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