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A grammar of Mina

Author: Zygmunt Frajzyngier; Eric Johnston; Adrian C Edwards
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 2005.
Series: Mouton grammar library, 36.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Grammar of Mina is a reference grammar of a hitherto undescribed and endangered Central Chadic language. Because of these unusual linguistic characteristics, the Grammar of Mina will be of interest  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Frajzyngier, Zygmunt.
Grammar of Mina.
Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 2005
(OCoLC)607749238
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Zygmunt Frajzyngier; Eric Johnston; Adrian C Edwards
ISBN: 3110185652 9783110185652
OCLC Number: 61748174
Description: xviii, 509 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: List of Abbreviations --
1. Introduction --
2. Phonology --
3. The Structure of the Noun Phrase --
4. The Verb and It's Forms --
5. Argument Coding --
6. Coding the Event from the Point of View of Subject --
7. Locative Prediction and Locative Complements --
8. Adjuncts --
9. Goal-Orientation Extension --10. Tenses --
11. Aspects --
12. Modality --
13. End-of-Event Coding --
14. Negation --
15. Verbless Clauses --
16. Interrogative Clauses --
17. References System --
18. Focus Constructions --
19. Topicalization --
20. Parataxis --
21. Complementation --
22. Temporal and Conditional Clauses --
23. Purpose, Reason, and Conclusion Clauses --
24. Comparative Constructions --
25. Relative Clause --
26. Elements of Discourse Structure --
Tests --
Index --
References.
Series Title: Mouton grammar library, 36.
Responsibility: by Zygmunt Frajzyngier and Eric Johnston ; with Adrian Edwards.
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"This reference grammar is packed with interesting facts and one would recommend it for students of Chadic languages and for typologists and general linguists alike."Laura Buszard-Welcher in: Read more...

 
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