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Author Aĭkhenvalʹd, A. I͡U. (Aleksandra I͡Urʹevna)

Title A grammar of Tariana, from northwest Amazonia / Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 705 pages) : map
Series Cambridge grammatical descriptions
Cambridge grammatical descriptions.
Contents 1. The language and its speakers -- 2. Phonology -- 3. Word classes -- 4. Nominal morphology and noun structure -- 5. Noun classes and classifiers -- 6. Possession -- 7. Case marking and grammatical relations -- 8. Number -- 9. Further nominal categories -- 10. Derivation and compounding -- 11. Closed word classes -- 12. Verb classes and predicate structure -- 13. Valency changing and argument rearranging mechanisms -- 14. Tense and evidentiality -- 15. Aspect, Aktionsart and degree -- 16. Mood and modality -- 17. Negation -- 18. Serial verb constructions and verb compounding -- 19. Complex predicates -- 20. Participles and nominalisations -- 21. Clause types and other syntactic issues
Summary A comprehensive reference grammar of Tariana, an endangered Arawak language from the northwest Amazonian jungle
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 682-689) and index
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Subject Tariana language -- Grammar.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1107050952 (electronic bk.)
1107266939 (electronic bk.)
1107270014
9781107050952 (electronic bk.)
9781107266933 (electronic bk.)
9781107270015