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The Feminisation of Titles, Office and Profession Nouns in Algerian French

The Case of the Press in the International Women’s Day

Michele Bevilacqua    Università degli Studi di Napoli «Parthenope», Italia; Université d’Artois, France    



After 132 years of colonization, French remains anchored to Algeria. With nearly 14 million French speakers (33% of its population) is an interesting field of study. An analysis of the press released in March 2018, around the date of the international celebration of Women’s Day, will show that the use of professional nouns is quite diverse according to speakers, due to absence of established rules.

keywords: Algerian French. Feminisation. Algerian press. Nouns of occupations. Language emancipation.

Language: en

Published: Dec. 29, 2020
permalink: http://doi.org/10.30687/978-88-6969-478-3/013

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