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A grammar of Jamsay, by Jeffrey Heath

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A grammar of Jamsay
Title
A grammar of Jamsay
Statement of responsibility
by Jeffrey Heath
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Jamsay is the largest-population language among some twenty Dogon languages in Mali, West Africa. This is the first comprehensive grammar of any Dogon language, including a full tonology. The language is verb-final, with subject agreement on the verb and with no other case-marking. Its most striking feature is the morphosyntactically triggered use of stem-wide tone-contour overlays on nouns, verbs, and adjectives. All stems have a lexical tone contour such as H[igh], L[ow]-H, HL, or LHL with at least one H-tone. An exam of tone overlay is tone-dropping to stem-wide all-L. This is used for Perf
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Heath, Jeffrey
Dewey number
496/.3
Index
index present
LC call number
PL8139.95.J35
LC item number
H43 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Mouton grammar library
Series volume
45
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  • Jamsay dialect
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY
  • Grammatik
  • Jamsay
Label
A grammar of Jamsay, by Jeffrey Heath
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 721-727) and index
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online resource
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Contents
Frontmatter; Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 Sketch; 3 Phonology; 4 Nominal, pronominal, and adjectival morphology; 5 Nominal and adjectival compounds; 6 Noun phrase structure; 7 Coordination; 8 Postpositions and adverbials; 9 Verbal derivation; 10 Verbal inflection; 11 VP and predicate structure; 12 Comparatives; 13 Focalization and interrogation; 14 Relativization; 15 Verb (VP) chaining and adverbial clauses; 16 Conditional constructions; 17 Complement and purposive clauses; 18 Anaphora; 19 Grammatical pragmatics; 20 Dialects; Backmatter
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1 online resource (xx, 735 pages).
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Isbn
9781282196797
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(OCoLC)301949722
Label
A grammar of Jamsay, by Jeffrey Heath
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 721-727) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Frontmatter; Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 Sketch; 3 Phonology; 4 Nominal, pronominal, and adjectival morphology; 5 Nominal and adjectival compounds; 6 Noun phrase structure; 7 Coordination; 8 Postpositions and adverbials; 9 Verbal derivation; 10 Verbal inflection; 11 VP and predicate structure; 12 Comparatives; 13 Focalization and interrogation; 14 Relativization; 15 Verb (VP) chaining and adverbial clauses; 16 Conditional constructions; 17 Complement and purposive clauses; 18 Anaphora; 19 Grammatical pragmatics; 20 Dialects; Backmatter
Control code
301949722
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 735 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282196797
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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219679
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not applicable
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remote
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(OCoLC)301949722

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