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Author Jensen, Joshua

Title Jarai Clauses and Noun Phrases : Syntactic Structures in an Austronesian Language
Published Boston : De Gruyter Mouton, 2014


Description 1 online resource (250 pages)
Series Pacific Linguistics [PL] ; v. 645
Pacific Linguistics PL
Contents Frontmatter -- Preface and acknowledgments -- Contents -- List of figures -- List of tables -- List of glossing conventions -- 1. Introduction to the Jarai language -- 2. Noun phrases -- 3. Operator domain -- 4. Inflectional domain -- 5. Theta domain -- 6. Conclusion -- A. Phoneme inventories in previous work -- References -- Index
Summary The first published treatment of the syntax of Jarai, an Austronesian language of Southeast Asia, this volume focuses on the noun phrase and three regions of the clause: the left periphery, inflectional elements, and the verbal domain. Close attention is given to pseudo-cleft questions and serial verb constructions. Phenomena are carefully described, then analyzed within the Minimalist framework
Analysis Austronesian Languages
Southeast Asian Languages
Theoretical Syntax
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-231) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Jarai language -- Syntax
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Southeast Asian Languages.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781614516804