Kramer / Kießling (eds.): Current Approaches to Adamawa and Gur Languages – To the Honour of Raimund Kastenholz [PDF]

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AuÜ Afrika und Übersee Supplements Volume 34

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Description

2018
322 pp.
3 maps, 2 genealogical tree models, 8 graphics, 1 comic strip, numerous tables and charts

Text language: English

CONTENTS

Raija Kramer / Roland Kießling: Introduction – Current Approaches to Adamawa and Gur Languages
Klaus Beyer: Coding the presentational function in Pana (Gur) – How pragmatics explains variation
Raymond Boyd: Monosemy and polysemy in description and reconstruction
Pascal Boyeldieu / Raimund Kastenholz / Ulrich Kleinewillinghöfer / Florian Lionnet: The Bua Group languages (Chad, Adamawa 13) – A comparative perspective
Klaudia Dombrowsky-Hahn: Relative clauses in Syer (Western Karaboro, Senufo, Gur)
Dmitry Idiatov / Mark Van de Velde: The tone system of Bena-Yungur
Ulrich Kleinewillinghöfer: The northern fringe of the Jos Plateau, a prehistorical contact zone of Benue-Plateau and Adamawa-Gur languages – The evidence of the cultural vocabulary
Raija Kramer: The clause-final marker ɓɐ in Fali (Adamawa) – Between Polarity and Orientation
Gudrun Miehe: Imperatives in Gur languages – Evidence from Cerma, Kãasa and Jãane
Holger Tröbs: Some notes on the TAM system of Jeli
Kerstin Winkelmann: The basic structure of tense and aspect systems in Gur languages

Under these links you will find publications of the contributors and descriptions of further Adamawa, Gur and Mande languages:

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