Why do Egyptians talk like that?

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Talk by Yehia Chawky




Why do Egyptians talk like that?


Date: 6/4/2017
Originally presented in DC
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The Egyptian dialect is highly widespread, and evident in Arab pop culture. However, it is often incomprehensible. This project focuses on why and how it came to be the dialect which we are familiar with today. We will understand its linguistic evolution and its encompassment of ~1,500 words from 13 “foreign” languages.

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