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Author Miller, Amy, 1961-

Title A grammar of Jamul Tiipay / Amy Miller
Published Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 379 pages :) : map
Series Mouton grammar library ; 23
Mouton grammar library ; 23
Contents ""Abbreviations and conventions""; ""1. Introduction""; ""1.1. Jamul and its people""; ""1.2. The Yuman family and the Kumeyaay (Diegueño) languages""; ""1.3. Neighboring languages""; ""1.4. Previous work""; ""1.5. A brief sketch of Jamul Tiipay""; ""1.6. Fieldwork methods""; ""1.7. Acknowledgments""; ""2. Phonology""; ""2.1. A note about stress and word structure""; ""2.2. Phonemes and their allophones""; ""2.3. Loan words""; ""2.4. Morphophonemics""; ""2.5. Lenition""; ""2.6. Syntactically conditioned lengthening""; ""2.6. Conclusion""; ""3. Lexical structure""
""3.1. Composition of the verb stem""""3.2. Composition of the noun stem""; ""3.3. Kinship terms""; ""4. Derivation""; ""4.1. Causative formation""; ""4.2. Plural formation""; ""4.3. Nominalizations on the subject""; ""4.4. Nominalizations on oblique arguments""; ""4.5. Relative stems""; ""4.6. Irrealis stems""; ""4.8. Stative stems""; ""4.8. Diminutive stems""; ""4.9. Conclusion""; ""5. Inflection""; ""5.1. Verb inflection""; ""5.2. Inflection in the predicate nominal clause""; ""5.3. Noun inflection""; ""5.4. Summary""; ""6. Clause structure""; ""6.1. Constituent order""
""6.2. Noun phrases""""6.3. Nominal syntactic morphology in the clause""; ""6.4. Ditransitive clauses""; ""6.5. Causative clauses""; ""6.6. Reflexives and reciprocals""; ""6.7. Negation in the verbal clause""; ""6.8. Adverbs""; ""6.9. Interrogative/indefinite words""; ""6.10. The predicate nominal construction""; ""6.11. The copula construction""; ""6.12. Modal and aspectual suffixes within the clause""; ""6.13. Modal clitics which follow independent clauses""; ""6.14. Summary and conclusion""; ""7. Relative clauses and nominalized complement clauses""; ""7.1. Relative clauses""
""7.2. Nominalized complement clauses""""7.3. A puzzling set of embedded clauses""; ""8. Clause combining""; ""8.1. The switch reference construction""; ""8.2. The �when� construction""; ""8.3. The conjunction nyapuum �then�""; ""8.4. The conjunction kenaach �because�""; ""8.5. The conjunction nyamaaw �or else�""; ""8.6. The adversative construction""; ""8.7. The purposive construction""; ""8.8. Hypothetical and counterfactual conditionals""; ""8.9. Desiderative clauses""; ""8.10. Summary of cooccurrence restrictions, and position chart""
""8.11. The syntactic status of the various clause-linking devices""""8.12. Closing remarks""; ""9. Auxiliary constructions""; ""9.1. Auxiliary Clause constructions""; ""9.2. Auxiliary Verb constructions""; ""9.3. Expiring auxiliaries""; ""9.4. Auxiliary constructions used for periphrastic expression of causation, frequency, and person of subject""; ""9.5. New and transitory auxiliaries""; ""10. Sample texts and notes on discourse""; ""10.1. Text # 1: The Orphan Boy""; ""10.2. Text #2: Drying Meat""; ""10.3. Notes on discourse""; ""10.4. Summary and conclusion""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-371) and indexes
Subject Kumiai language -- Grammar.
Kumiai language -- Phonology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3110864827 (electronic bk.)
9783110864823 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
Other Titles Jamul Tiipay