A Grammar of Jamsay (Mouton Grammar Library [MGL] v. 45)

A Grammar of Jamsay (Mouton Grammar Library [MGL] v. 45)

By: Jeffrey Heath (author)Hardback

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This is the first complete grammar of any of the twenty or so Dogon languages of Mali, West Africa. Its most interesting features are the systematic use of stem-wide tone contour overlays, and of intonational effects, for grammatical purposes, for example, marking the head NP of a relative clause, and expressing 'X and Y' coordination.

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Jeffrey Heath, University of Michigan, USA.

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  • publication date: 20/05/2008
  • ISBN13: 9783110201130
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 735
  • ID: 9783110201130
  • weight: 1277
  • ISBN10: 3110201135

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