A Syntactic Study of the Passive Voice in Modern Standard Arabic (Msa)


The purpose of this paper is to explore the syntactic features of the passive in Arabic. The paper consists of two parts: in the first part, the relationship between active and passive sentences is briefly discussed at the level of the verb phrase and at the level of clause. The second part discusses in more details the derivation process from active sentences with particular reference to the transformational theory.

Keywords: Passive Voice definition., Passive voice, Standard Arabic, Syntactic features of Arabic, Transformational theory

Unique Article ID: IJELLR-108

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