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Author International Symposium on Chadic Linguistics (1987 : Boulder, Colo.)

Title Current progress in Chadic linguistics : proceedings of the International Symposium on Chadic Linguistics, Boulder, Colorado, 1-2 May, 1987 / edited by Zygmunt Frajzyngier
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., 1989


Description 1 online resource (311 pages) : illustrations
Series Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science. Series IV, Current issues in linguistic theory, 0304-0763 ; v. 62
Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science. Series IV, Current issues in linguistic theory ; v. 62. 0304-0763
Contents Variation in FOCUS constructions / Laurice Tuller (26 p.). -- Case assignment in Hausa, Kanakuru, and Ngizim / B.J Johnson (20 p.). -- Word orders in Gude and the VSO parameter / Réjean Canac Marquis (32 p.). -- Complementizers in Hausa / Gerrit J Dimmendaal (24 p.). -- New look at the NP+NÀÀ+NP constructions / M.M Garba (10 p.). -- Alternative model of word order in Proto-Chadic / Kemp Williams (10 p.). -- Verbal system of Ader Hausa / Bernard Caron (40 p.). -- Gender and number in Miya / Russell G Schuh (12 p.). -- Origine de l'extension verable (e)r(e) instrumental et connecteur, en Ouldémé : synchronie dynamique et diachronie / Véronique De Colombel (16 p.). -- Intonation in Chadic : an overview / William R Leben (20 p.). -- Hausa and the prothetic alif / Carleton T Hodge (14 p.). -- Double epenthesis and N-class in Chadic / Zygmunt Frajzyngier (18 p.). -- Is Hausa and early or late stage Chadic language? / Herrmann Jungraithmayr (16 p.). -- Verbal conjugation in Proto-Chadic / Rainer Maria Voigt (18 p.). -- On semantics of Arabic loan words in Hausa / Sergio Baldi (18 p.)
Summary The volume consists of papers prepared for the International Symposium of Chadic Linguistics (Boulder, Colorado, May 1-2, 1987). Although the papers are representative of the current work being done in the field of Chadic linguistics, they also reflect the current and past interests and methodologies of general linguistics. The papers included in the volume should therefore be of interest to a general linguist as much as to the Chadicist or a specialist in some other Afroasiatic branch. The papers are grouped by the areas of linguistic fields and methodologies. Papers on syntax are followed by
Analysis Chadic languages Congresses
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Chadic languages -- Congresses
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- African Languages.
Chadic languages
Langues tchadiques -- Congrès.
Tschadische Sprachen.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Frajzyngier, Zygmunt
ISBN 9789027278517