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Author Miller, Amy

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 stem3.2. 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 phrases6.3. 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 clauses7.3. 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 devices8.12. 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
Notes English
Subject Kumiai language -- Grammar
Kumiai language -- Phonology
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Native American Languages.
Kumiai language -- Grammar
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2001030650
ISBN 9783110864823
3110864827
Other Titles Jamul Tiipay