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A grammar of Koyra Chiini : the Songhay of Timbuktu

Author: Jeffrey Heath
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 1999.
Series: Mouton grammar library, 19.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text presents grammar in English of a language of the Songhay family of West Africa. The emphasis is on grammatical categories and morphosyntax. Topics include: focalization and relativization,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Grammars (form)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Heath, Jeffrey.
Grammar of Koyra Chiini.
Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 1999
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Heath
ISBN: 3110162857 9783110162851 0763709220 9780763709228
OCLC Number: 39765154
Description: xiv, 453 pages : map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Overview --
Phonology --
Nouns, pronouns, and nominal derivation --
Nominal inflection and NP syntax --
Verbal voice and verb derivation --
VP structure --
Discourse-functional constructions and relativization --
Sentence-level syntax and semantics --
Anaphora, logophorics, and reported speech --
Semantic topics.
Series Title: Mouton grammar library, 19.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Heath.


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