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Author Vallejos, Rosa, author

Title A grammar of Kukama-Kukamiria : a language from the Amazon / by Rosa Vallejos
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2016]
©2016
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 755 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Series Brill's studies in the indigenous languages of the Americas ; volume 13
Brill's studies in the indigenous languages of the Americas ; 13
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Phonetics and Phonology -- 3. Morpheme Types -- 4. Nouns -- 5. Noun Phrase -- 6. Verbs -- 7. Stative Verbs and Adverbial Words -- 8. Clause Structure -- 9. Postpositional Phrases -- 10. Non-verbal Predication -- 11. Complex Predicates -- 12. Sentence Types -- 13. Clause Combining: Events as Arguments and Modifiers -- 14. Clause Linking -- 15. Co-Ranking Constructions -- 16. Topics in the Syntax-Discourse Interface -- 17. Closing Remarks
Summary This book offers a comprehensive description of Kukama-Kukamiria, spoken by about 1000 elders in the Peruvian Amazon. This grammar comes from fifteen years of fieldwork; it is organized in seventeen chapters dealing with phonology, morphology, syntax and discourse phenomena
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cocama language -- Grammar.
Indians of South America -- Amazon River Region -- Languages.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9004314520 (electronic bk.)
9789004314528 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ;) (alk. paper)
(hardback ;) (alk. paper)