Current Progress in Chadic Linguistics: Proceedings of the by Zygmunt Frajzyngier

By Zygmunt Frajzyngier

The quantity contains papers ready for the foreign Symposium of Chadic Linguistics (Boulder, Colorado, may possibly 1-2, 1987). even supposing the papers are consultant of the present paintings being performed within the box of Chadic linguistics, in addition they replicate the present and prior pursuits and methodologies of basic linguistics. The papers integrated within the quantity may still for that reason be of curiosity to a common linguist up to to the Chadicist or a consultant in another Afroasiatic department. The papers are grouped via the parts of linguistic fields and methodologies. Papers on syntax are by way of papers on morphology, phonology, and method of ancient reconstruction.

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In this construction gən is the normal preposition 'with' parallel to Hausa da. (15) a. b. c. 2. Pronoun Forms in Non-Neutral Word Order. Elements in the Kanakuru sentence may be focussed. Any of the verb's arguments are available for focussing; direct objects and indirect objects are usually fronted. When these are pronouns, they take the independent form. (16) a. Mə tupe yi b. Shii man tupa  Naa la6-moro d. Shire naa la5-mai We sent him'(w/out focus) We sent HIM/ it's him we sent' 'I am seeking her' (w/out focus) 'I am seeking HER/it's her I'm seeking' If the direct object is animate, the fronted object may leave an overt trace.

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