[lg policy] pasque: why so much used ?

mostari hind hmostari at YAHOO.COM
Thu Jul 2 15:06:14 UTC 2009


hi all , 
 
while transcribing my data  , i found that the Algerian speakers use the coordinator 'pasque' ( abbreviation of parce que ) while speaking , after pasque , the speaker can either move to algerian Arabic or to French like in :
 
rani εarfa pasque naqra temmak 
( I know  because i study there ) 
 
ji:t pasque je suis habitué
( i came because i am used to )
 
Is there any explanation for this common use of pasque ( the most used coodinator in comparison with 'sinon' ( ortherwise ) or 'en plus' ( in addition )  ) and why does not the speaker use instead  its Algerian arabic  equivalent ( 3alakhater) .
 
thanks for your answer 
Mostari 

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