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Title Multi-verb constructions : a view from the Americas / edited by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald and Pieter C. Muysken with the assistance of Joshua Birchall
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 313 pages) : illustrations
Series Brill's studies in the indigenous languages of the Americas ; v. 3
Brill's studies in the indigenous languages of the Americas ; v. 3
Contents Preface; Language Map; List of Abbreviations; About the Contributors; Multi-verb Constructions: Setting the Scene; Dimensions of Northern Paiute Multi-verb Constructions; Lexical, quasi-inflectional, and inflectional compounding in Upper Necaxa Totonac; The Grammar of Teribe Verb Serialization in a Cross-Chibchan Perspective; Multi-verb Constructions in Ecuadorian Quechua; Desiderative Verb Sequences in Uchumataqu; Multi-verb Predicates and Transitivity Harmony in Shipibo-Konibo; 'Derivational Verbs' and Other Multi-verb Constructions in Aweti and Tupi-Guarani
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Grammar, Comparative and general -- Coordinate constructions.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Verb.
Indians of North America -- Languages -- Grammar.
Indians of North America -- Languages.
Indians of South America -- Languages -- Grammar.
Indians of South America -- Languages.
Form Electronic book
Author Aĭkhenvalʹd, A. I͡U. (Aleksandra I͡Urʹevna)
Birchall, Joshua.
Muysken, Pieter.
ISBN 9004194673 (electronic bk.)
9789004194670 (electronic bk.)