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Author Frajzyngier, Zygmunt.

Title A grammar of Wandala / by Zygmunt Frajzyngier
Published Berlin : De Gruyter Mouton, [2012]
©2012
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 720 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Mouton grammar library ; 47
Mouton grammar library ; 47
Contents Frontmatter -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- Abbreviations and typographical conventions -- Chapter 1. Introduction -- Chapter 2. Phonology -- Chapter 3. Morphological marking of syntactic organization -- Chapter 4. Lexical categories and morphological processes -- Chapter 5. Noun phrase -- Chapter 6. Verbal roots and stems -- Chapter 7. Grammatical relations -- Chapter 8. Verbal extensions and semantic relations -- Chapter 9. Locative extensions -- Chapter 10. Locative predication -- Chapter 11. Verbless predications -- Chapter 12. Adjunct phrases -- Chapter 13. Aspect -- Chapter 14. Tense -- Chapter 15. Mood -- Chapter 16. Negation -- Chapter 17. Interrogative -- Chapter 18. Comment clause -- Chapter 19. Topicalization -- Chapter 20. Focus -- Chapter 21. Reference system -- Chapter 22. Paratactic and sequential clauses -- Chapter 23. Complementation -- Chapter 24. Conditional and temporal sentences -- Chapter 25. Adjunct clauses -- Chapter 26. The relative clause -- Chapter 27. Discourse characteristics -- Chapter 28. Sample texts -- References -- Index
Summary This is the first description of a most interesting Chadic language spoken in Northern Cameroon and Northern Nigeria. The grammar provides proofs for all hypotheses concerning forms and functions grammaticalized in the language. The grammar is written in a style accessible to linguists working within different theoretical frameworks
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Wandala language -- Grammar.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3110218410 (electronic bk.)
9783110218411 (electronic bk.)