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Title:Focus strategies in African languages : the interaction of focus and grammar in Niger-Congo and Afro-Asiatic
Contributor:Aboh, Enoch Oladé
Hartmann, Katharina
Zimmermann, Malte, 1970-
Date (W3CDTF):2007
Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Extent:vi, 324 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Identifier:ISBN: 9783110195934 (alk. paper)
Is Part Of:Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs, 1861-4302 ; 191
Niger-Kordofanian languages
Afro-Asiatic languages
Multiple languages
Language (ISO639):eng
Publisher:Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter
Subject:PL8026.N44F63 2007
Subject (LCSH):Niger-Congo languages--Grammar
Afroasiatic languages--Grammar
Focus (Linguistics)
Subject (OLAC):discourse_analysis
Table Of Contents:Focus and grammar: the contribution of African languages / Enoch Oladé Aboh, Katharina Hartmann and Malte Zimmermann -- Nuclear stress in Eastern Benue-Kwa (Niger-Congo) / Victor Manfredi -- Investigating prosodic fucus marking in Northern Sotho / Sabine Zerbian -- Preverbal objects and information structure in Benue-Congo / Tom Güldermann -- Focus strategies and the incremental development of semantic representations: evidence from Bantu / Lutz Marten -- Ex-situ focus in Kikuyu / Florian Schwartz -- Focus in the Force-Fin system: information structure in Cushitic languages / Mara Frascarelli and Annarita Puglielli -- Coptic relative tenses: the profile of a morpho-syntactic flagging device / Chris H. Reintges -- Identificational operation as a focus strategy in Byali / Brigitte Reineke -- Exhaustivity marking in Hausa: a reanalysis of the particle nee/cee / Katharina Hartmann and Malte Zimmermann -- Narrative focus strategies in Gur and Kwa / Anne Schwarz and Ines Fiedler -- Focused versus non-focused wh-phrases / Enoch Oladé Aboh
Type (DCMI):Text
Type (OLAC):language_description


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