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Focus strategies in African languages

Focus strategies in African languages

the interaction of focus and grammar in Niger-Congo and Afro-Asiatic

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Published by Mouton de Gruyter in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Niger-Congo languages -- Grammar,
  • Afroasiatic languages -- Grammar,
  • Focus (Linguistics)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Enoch Oladé Aboh, Katharina Hartmann, Malte Zimmermann.
    SeriesTrends in linguistics studies and monographs -- 191
    ContributionsAboh, Enoch Oladé., Hartmann, Katharina., Zimmermann, Malte, 1970-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8026.N44 F63 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 324 p. :
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16435336M
    ISBN 109783110195934
    LC Control Number2007042927

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[Enoch Oladé Aboh; Katharina Hartmann; Malte Zimmermann;] -- The book contains a collection of articles on focus in the Niger-Congo and Afro-Asiatic language groups. It investigates focus-related phenomena from different theoretical and methodological.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm. Contents: Focus and Grammar: The Contribution of African Languages / Enoch Oladé Aboh, Katharina Hartmann, Malte Zimmermann --Part I Focus and r stress in Eastern Benue-Kwa (Niger-Congo) / Victor Manfredi --Investigating prosodic focus marking in.

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The Interaction of Focus and Grammar in Niger-Congo and Afro-Asiatic. Edited by. In Enoch O. Aboh, Katharina Hartmann & Malte Zimmermann (eds.), Focus strategies in African languages: The interaction of focus and grammar in Niger-Congo and Afro-Asiatic (Trends in.

In chapter 10 ‘Subject Focus in West African Languages’, Ines Fiedler, Katharina Hartmann, Brigitte Reineke, Anne Schwarz, and Malte Zimmermann investigate the peculiarities of subject focus marking in three West African language groups.

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After a discussion of various strategies of focus realization, it is shown that most languages in the sample exhibit a subject/non-subject asymmetry with Cited by: Marten, Lutz () 'Focus strategies and the incremental development of semantic representations: evidence from Bantu.' In: Aboh, Enoch and Hartmann, Katherina and Zimmermann, Malte, (eds.), Focus Strategies in African Languages.

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Saskia van Putten, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, e-mail: [email protected] References Aboh, Enoch, Katharina Hartmann & Malte Zimmermann (eds.). Focus strategies in African languages.

The interaction of focus and grammar in Niger-Congo and Afro-Asiatic. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. Hyman, Larry M. (ed.). Non-African States and Organisations accredited to the AU A fuller list of acronyms is available towards the end of this book.

Languages It is also an opportunity to look ahead and focus File Size: 2MB.