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A Grammar of Nuosu

Label
A Grammar of Nuosu
Title
A Grammar of Nuosu
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is the first modern grammar of Nuosu written in English. Nuosu belongs to a little known section of Tibeto-Burman. The 2.5 Million ethnic Nuosu are part of the Yi nationality and live in Sichuan (China). This grammar informs Tibeto-Burman linguists, typologists, scholars of language contact and foreign learners of Nuosu
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Gerner, Matthias
Dewey number
495.4
Index
index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
PL3311.Y5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Mouton Grammar Library MGL
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  • Yi language
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY
  • Yi language
Label
A Grammar of Nuosu
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
E. The quantifiers ax nyi 'much' / ix nyi 'few'
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgement; Preface; List of Tables; Abbreviations; 1 The people and their environment; 1.1 Nuosu history; 1.2 Nuosu society; 1.3 Nuosu culture and religion; 2 Language background; 2.1 Genetic affiliation of Nuosu; 2.2 Nuosu and its dialects; 2.3 Literature survey on Nuosu; 2.4 Typological profile of Nuosu; 2.4.1 Phonology; 2.4.2 Morphology; 2.4.3 Syntax; 2.4.4 Pragmatics; 3 Phonology; 3.1 Sounds and tones; 3.1.1 Consonants; A. Stops; B. Fricatives; C. Affricates; D. Nasals and laterals; 3.1.2 Vowels; 3.1.3 Tones; 3.2 Phonological processes; 3.2.1 Creaky voice; 3.2.2 Tone sandhi
  • 3.2.3 Syllable structure3.3 The logographic script; 3.3.1 Introduction; 3.3.2 Nuosu syllabary; 4 Word structure; 4.1 Word categories; 4.1.1 Open categories; 4.1.2 Closed and semi-closed categories; 4.2 Affixation; 4.2.1 Inventory of prefixes; A. Size prefixes; B. Fruit prefix syp-; C. gga- 'road'; D. co- 'person' (also as free morpheme); E. ddop- 'word'; F. hxie- 'heart'; G. ke- 'mouth'; H. mu- 'place, sky, steam'; I. o- 'head'; 4.2.2 Inventory of suffixes; A. Nominalizer suffixes; B. Gender/age suffixes; C. Adjectivizer suffixes; 4.3 Reduplication; 4.3.1 Nouns; 4.3.2 Classifiers
  • 4.3.3 Personal pronouns4.3.4 Verbs; 4.3.5 Adjectives; 4.3.6 Colour ideophones; 4.3.7 Idioms; AABB; ABAB; ABCB; ABAC; ABCD; 4.4 Compounding; 4.4.1 Nominal compounds; A and B are unrelated in meaning; A and B are figuratively related; A and B are parallel; A is the material of which B is made; B denotes a part of A; A is the producer of B; A is processed into B; A describes the kind or nature of B; B is a unit of A; A denotes the body part on which B is worn; B is a piece of equipment used in a means of transport, A; B denotes the dwelling or storing place of A
  • A denotes the body part of disease BB is a representative symbol for A; A denotes the sign in Chinese zodiac for time unit B; 4.4.2 Verbal compounds; A and B are unrelated; A and B are antonymic; A and B are parallel; B denotes resultative state of A; 4.4.3 Mixed compounds; A is noun and B is verb; A is noun and B is classifier; A is verb and B is classifier; 5 The noun phrase; 5.1 Introduction; 5.1.1 Constructions of the noun phrase; 5.1.2 The order of components in the noun phrase; 5.2 Qualifying nouns; 5.2.1 Noun classifiers; A. Animate sortal classifiers; B. Inanimate sortal classifiers
  • C. Diverse small-range sortal classifiersD. Mixed nominal and verbal classifiers; E. Collectivizers; F. Partitioners and subclassifiers; G. Measure Words; H. Auto-classifiers; 5.2.2 Possession; 5.2.3 Adjectival modification; 5.2.4 Nominalization; A. The nominalizer su; B. The nominalizers ddu and dde; C. Appendix: The particle su; 5.3 Quantifying nouns; 5.3.1 Numerals; A. Cardinal numbers; B. Ordinal numbers; 5.3.2 Noun quantifiers; A. The quantifier mu 'whole/all'; B. The quantifier zzix ap zzi 'every'; C. The quantifier kep nyix 'several'; D. The quantifier ax pa 'other'
Control code
862049402
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (577 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110308679
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
  • 10.1515/9783110308679
  • 9783110308679
  • urn:nbn:de:101:1-2016112321340
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)862049402
Label
A Grammar of Nuosu
Publication
Copyright
Note
E. The quantifiers ax nyi 'much' / ix nyi 'few'
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgement; Preface; List of Tables; Abbreviations; 1 The people and their environment; 1.1 Nuosu history; 1.2 Nuosu society; 1.3 Nuosu culture and religion; 2 Language background; 2.1 Genetic affiliation of Nuosu; 2.2 Nuosu and its dialects; 2.3 Literature survey on Nuosu; 2.4 Typological profile of Nuosu; 2.4.1 Phonology; 2.4.2 Morphology; 2.4.3 Syntax; 2.4.4 Pragmatics; 3 Phonology; 3.1 Sounds and tones; 3.1.1 Consonants; A. Stops; B. Fricatives; C. Affricates; D. Nasals and laterals; 3.1.2 Vowels; 3.1.3 Tones; 3.2 Phonological processes; 3.2.1 Creaky voice; 3.2.2 Tone sandhi
  • 3.2.3 Syllable structure3.3 The logographic script; 3.3.1 Introduction; 3.3.2 Nuosu syllabary; 4 Word structure; 4.1 Word categories; 4.1.1 Open categories; 4.1.2 Closed and semi-closed categories; 4.2 Affixation; 4.2.1 Inventory of prefixes; A. Size prefixes; B. Fruit prefix syp-; C. gga- 'road'; D. co- 'person' (also as free morpheme); E. ddop- 'word'; F. hxie- 'heart'; G. ke- 'mouth'; H. mu- 'place, sky, steam'; I. o- 'head'; 4.2.2 Inventory of suffixes; A. Nominalizer suffixes; B. Gender/age suffixes; C. Adjectivizer suffixes; 4.3 Reduplication; 4.3.1 Nouns; 4.3.2 Classifiers
  • 4.3.3 Personal pronouns4.3.4 Verbs; 4.3.5 Adjectives; 4.3.6 Colour ideophones; 4.3.7 Idioms; AABB; ABAB; ABCB; ABAC; ABCD; 4.4 Compounding; 4.4.1 Nominal compounds; A and B are unrelated in meaning; A and B are figuratively related; A and B are parallel; A is the material of which B is made; B denotes a part of A; A is the producer of B; A is processed into B; A describes the kind or nature of B; B is a unit of A; A denotes the body part on which B is worn; B is a piece of equipment used in a means of transport, A; B denotes the dwelling or storing place of A
  • A denotes the body part of disease BB is a representative symbol for A; A denotes the sign in Chinese zodiac for time unit B; 4.4.2 Verbal compounds; A and B are unrelated; A and B are antonymic; A and B are parallel; B denotes resultative state of A; 4.4.3 Mixed compounds; A is noun and B is verb; A is noun and B is classifier; A is verb and B is classifier; 5 The noun phrase; 5.1 Introduction; 5.1.1 Constructions of the noun phrase; 5.1.2 The order of components in the noun phrase; 5.2 Qualifying nouns; 5.2.1 Noun classifiers; A. Animate sortal classifiers; B. Inanimate sortal classifiers
  • C. Diverse small-range sortal classifiersD. Mixed nominal and verbal classifiers; E. Collectivizers; F. Partitioners and subclassifiers; G. Measure Words; H. Auto-classifiers; 5.2.2 Possession; 5.2.3 Adjectival modification; 5.2.4 Nominalization; A. The nominalizer su; B. The nominalizers ddu and dde; C. Appendix: The particle su; 5.3 Quantifying nouns; 5.3.1 Numerals; A. Cardinal numbers; B. Ordinal numbers; 5.3.2 Noun quantifiers; A. The quantifier mu 'whole/all'; B. The quantifier zzix ap zzi 'every'; C. The quantifier kep nyix 'several'; D. The quantifier ax pa 'other'
Control code
862049402
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (577 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110308679
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
  • 10.1515/9783110308679
  • 9783110308679
  • urn:nbn:de:101:1-2016112321340
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)862049402

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