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The aim of this paper is to describe five speech practices employed by Jish Arabic speakers: greeting a passerby, forms of address, necessary expressions when talking about death, necessary expressions when praising someone, and necessary expressions when mentioning entities of “low” value. These five speech practices are described using the Cultural Scripts Approach, which employs simple, universal language, thus enhancing descriptive accuracy and reducing ethnocentrism.


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