Völlmin / Azeb Amha / Rapold / Zaugg-Coretti (eds.): Converbs, Medial Verbs, Clause Chaining and Related Issues [PDF]


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FAB Frankfurt African Studies Bulletin 19/2007

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243 pp.
numerous tables and charts

Text language: English


Christian J. Rapold: Defining converbs ten years on – a hitchhikers’ guide
Giorgio Banti: Remarks on the typology of converbs and their functional equivalents in East Cushitic
Sascha Völlmin: The so-called converbs in Gumer (Gurage)
Andreas Wetter: Converbs in Argobba
Azeb Amha: The converb in Wolaitta – form and functions
Silvia Zaugg-Coretti: Switch-reference in Yemsa (Omotic, Ethiopia)
Chris H. Reintges: A descriptive analysis of the Coptic conjunctive conjugation
Aone van Engelenhoven: Verb serialization in Fataluku – the case of ‘take’
Isabelle Bril: Coordination, information hierarchy and subordination in some Austronesian languages

Following the links at the bottom you will find further studies focusing on verbs /verbal morphology and on serial verbs / verb serialization in African languages:

Especially for Coptic a learner’s grammar has been published in our programme:

Chris H. Reintges: Coptic Egyptian (Sahidic Dialect) [PDF]

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