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Topic and discourse structure in West Greenlandic agreement constructions

Anna Berge

Topic and discourse structure in West Greenlandic agreement constructions

by Anna Berge

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kalâtdlisut dialect,
  • Discourse analysis,
  • Syntax

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnna Berge
    SeriesStudies in the native languages of the Americas, Studies in the native languages of the Americas
    ContributionsIndiana University, Bloomington. American Indian Studies Research Institute
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPM62 .B46 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 445 p. ;
    Number of Pages445
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25018111M
    ISBN 100803216459
    ISBN 109780803216457
    LC Control Number2011001962
    OCLC/WorldCa679936504

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    Control of Agreement in Multi-Object Constructions in Upper Necaxa Totonac. Pages 1–11 of: Fujimori, Atsushi, and Silva, Maria Amelia, Reis (eds), Proceedings of the 11th Workshop on Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the Americas. Discontinuity and Discourse Structure: Stranded Nominals as Asserted Background Topics Eric Mathieu consider the following two examples from West Greenlandic. In (2a) are also found with SNs in combien constructions. First, no object agreement.


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West Greenlandic Eskimo, a part of the Eskimo-Aleut language family spoken all across the Arctic. discourse, but rather that a strict dependence on a particular ordering of information within a clause seems to be an unpromising approach in explaining ergativity and clause structure in West Greenlandic.

Theoretically, this notion of topicality needs more refinement: is topic a primi-Cited by: 4. Topic and discourse structure in West Greenlandic agreement constructions. [Anna Berge; Indiana University, Bloomington. The Inuit language in syntactic theory Approaches to the study of discourse Theoretical approach to discourse structure in West Greenlandic 2 Topic (and theme) as discourse roles Issues in the definition of.

West Topic and discourse structure in West Greenlandic agreement constructions book Eskimo, a part of the Eskimo-Aleut language family spoken all across the Arctic, is primarily found among the Native peoples of central west Greenland.

In this highly nuanced study of West Greenlandic, linguist Anna Berge examines how the speaker’s role. Topic and Discourse Structure in West Greenlandic Agreement Constructions Book Description: West Greenlandic Eskimo, a part of the Eskimo-Aleut language family spoken all across the Arctic, is primarily found among the Native peoples of central west Greenland.

Discourse units or roles must be defined, so that discourse structure is studied in a way compara ble to the study of other levels of comparative analysis. The author's analysis of West Greenlandic agreement constructions rests on two discourse units: topic and theme.

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In this highly nuanced study of West Greenlandic, linguist Anna Berge examines how the speaker's role. Studies in the Native Languages of the Americas This series is designed to attract, disseminate as widely as possible, and assist in the creation of the best possible book-length works that examine the indigenous languages of North and South America.

About the Book Published through the Recovering Languages and Literacies of the Americas initiative, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation This volume is the first descriptive grammar of Kotiria (Wanano), a member of the eastern Tukanoan language family spoken in the Vaupes River basin of Colombia and Brazil in the northwest Amazon rain.

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Berge, Anna. Topic and Discourse Structure in West Greenlandic Agreement Constructions. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press. xvii + pp., $, cloth. Comrie, Bernard, and Zarina Estrada-Fernandez. Relative Clauses in Languages of the Americas. A Typological Overview.

(Typological Studies in Language ). Greenlandic (kalaallisut) is an Eskimo–Aleut language with ab speakers, mostly Greenlandic Inuit people in is closely related to the Inuit languages in Canada, such as main variety, Kalaallisut, or West Greenlandic, has been the official language of the Greenlandic autonomous territory since June ; this is a move by the Naalakkersuisut (government of.

The Miami-Illinois Language by David J. Costa,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. WEST GREENLANDIC ANTIPASSIVE 7. The ergative subject If my suggestions about the structure of West Greenlandic antipassive and deverbal nominals are valid, there are some implications from this to the position of the ergative subject, which has been the topic of many linguistic studies.

For West Greenlandic alone there are several suggestions.Constructing discourse and discourse constructions. Chapter In book: Theory and Practice in Functional-Cognitive Space, pp Most non-argument structure constructions, however. Topic and discourse structure in West Greenlandic agreement constructions by Anna Berge (review), Louis-Jacques Dorais, (pp.

| DOI: /lan) Discourse-related features and functional projections by Silvio Cruschina (review), Manuel Leonetti, (pp. | DOI: /lan).