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Author Hoffmann, C. (Carl), 1868-1962, author

Title A grammar of the Margi language / Carl Hoffmann
Published London, [England] ; New York, [New York] : Routledge, 2018
ß1963
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Description 1 online resource (288 pages)
Series Linguistic Surveys of Africa ; Volume 2
Contents Cover; Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Preface; Bibliography; Abbreviations and Signs; Contents; Introduction; The Margi; The Margi Language; The Linguistic Position Of The Margi Language; Margi Literature; Sources; Phonology; Writing And Alphabet; Sounds; Vowels; Diphthongs; Consonants; Compound consonants; Labialized consonants; Labio-alveolars; Labio-alveopalatals; Labio-palatals; Nasal compounds; Syllabic nasals; Tones; Change of tone; Sound Changes; Final and non-final forms; Vowel contraction; Vowel elision; Assimilation
Nawa? 'when ?'àbárì? 'how?'; yìdàwù? 'how much?, how many?'; ndagà? 'or?'; Interrogative particles; Indirect questions; Indefinite Pronouns And Adjectives; The Reflexive; kúvá- 'fellow-'; Numerals; Cardinal numerals; Ordinal numerals; Numeral adverbs; Distributive numerals; Fractions; Other expressions of quantity; The Verb; Verbal Derivation; Simple and derived verb stems; The transitive and intransitive character of verb stems; Imperfective and perfective aspect; Tonal verb groups; Vowel verbs; Simple verb stems; Verbal derivatives in -ani; Verbal derivatives in -ari
Subject Marghi language.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1351610945 (ebk)
9781351610940