Download e-book for kindle: A Grammar of Kulina by Stefan Dienst

By Stefan Dienst

ISBN-10: 3110339684

ISBN-13: 9783110339680

Amazonia is linguistically hugely diversified sector with quite a few underdocumented, frequently heavily endangered languages. This paintings is a reference grammar of an Amazonian language spoken within the rainforests of Brazil and Peru. The ebook offers a finished perception into the grammatical constitution of Kulina, in order to be of significant price to linguistic typologists and anyone attracted to indigenous languages of South the USA.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Grammar of Kulina PDF

Best linguistics books

New PDF release: The Royal Inscriptions of Tiglath-Pileser III (744-727 BC)

The Royal Inscriptions of Tiglath-pileser III (744 727 BC) and Shalmaneser V (726 722 BC), Kings of Assyria (Royal Inscriptions of the Neo-Assyrian interval 1) consists of on the place the Assyrian classes sub-series of the Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia (RIM) venture ended. the amount presents trustworthy, updated versions of seventy-three royal inscriptions of Tiglath-pileser III and of his son and fast successor Shalmaneser V, 11 overdue Neo-Assyrian inscriptions that could be attributed to at least one of these eighth-century rulers, and 8 texts commissioned by means of Assyrian queens and high-ranking officers.

Evaluation (Language Teaching : a Scheme for Teacher by Pauline Rea-Dickins;Kevin Germaine PDF

Checking out is just one part within the assessment procedure. This ebook indicates how this technique can shape a vital part of educating and studying, the way it offers lecturers and different ELT execs with priceless info that may be used to notify, and advance lecture room perform. It either examines the rules underlying evaluate and gives useful suggestions within the making plans of review actions.

Download e-book for iPad: Copulae in the Arabic Noun Phrase: A Unified Analysis of by Francesco Grande

Morphemes mixed with the Arabic noun are essentially defined within the literature, yet their interpretation should be slightly nebulous, and a unified scholarly research doesn't as but exist. This publication proposes a brand new and unified point of view concerning those morphemes, interpreting them as copulae, and the buildings during which they take place as cases of predication.

Extra info for A Grammar of Kulina

Sample text

Tiss (2004: 31) points out that the insertion of [w] is not always possible between /o/ and /i/ and gives koiza ‘a traditional beverage and festivity’ as an example of a word in which /oi/ can’t be pronounced [owi]. 1, koiza is one of only three words of this type in my data. Koiza is probably a loan from another indigenous language while the two other words, biskoita ‘biscuit’ and koize ‘spoon’ are of Portuguese origin. It seems, thus, that the occurrence of instances of the vowel sequence /oi/ which do not allow the insertion of [w] is the result of borrowing and of rather recent origin.

Haverroth, Negreiros and Barros (2010) is an ethnobiological and ethnoecological study on the Kulina on the Envira River. Frenopoulo Gorfain (2012) studies the relationship between the Kulina on the Brazilian Purus and the public health workers who attend them. 1 Kulina For the present study, I recorded about 16 hours of spoken texts from more than thirty speakers of both sexes during eight months of fieldwork in 2002/2003, four Brought to you by | New York University Bobst Library Technical Services Authenticated Download Date | 7/26/15 7:31 PM 14 Introduction months in 2004 and six weeks in 2005.

1; Tiss 2004: 85). Brought to you by | New York University Bobst Library Technical Services Authenticated Download Date | 7/26/15 7:31 PM 10 Introduction Table 4. ’ 1. ‘opossum’; 2. ‘write’ topic marker, feminine Purus Middle Juruá sopaina apaha zodo pi sopena papaha dozo pe The Kulina living on the lower Juruá river moved downriver from the middle Juruá during the 20th century. Nothing has been published on their dialect, but it can be assumed not to differ significantly from the middle Juruá dialect.

Download PDF sample

A Grammar of Kulina by Stefan Dienst


by Jeff
4.1

Rated 4.40 of 5 – based on 9 votes