A Grammar of Supyire - download pdf or read online

By Robert Carlson

ISBN-10: 3110140578

ISBN-13: 9783110140576

The sequence builds an intensive choice of prime quality descriptions of languages all over the world. every one quantity bargains a complete grammatical description of a unmarried language including totally analyzed pattern texts and, if applicable, a thesaurus and different proper details that's on hand at the language in query. There aren't any regulations as to language family members or quarter, and even if precise realization is paid to hitherto undescribed languages, new and worthy remedies of higher identified languages also are integrated. No theoretical version is imposed at the authors; the single criterion is a excessive commonplace of medical caliber.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Grammar of Supyire PDF

Similar criticism & theory books

Download e-book for kindle: V. S. Naipaul: a materialist reading by Selwyn R. Cudjoe

Simply because Naipaul's paintings occupies such a massive position in English literature this day, it is crucial to appreciate the forces that form his paintings and the problems with which he's involved. If this research increases a number of the extra very important questions about Naipaul's paintings and demonstrates that's can't be visible as an unproblematic advisor to put up colonial "reality," then it should have long gone far towards beginning up the terrain during which the main significant dialogue of his paintings can ensue.

Download e-book for iPad: Is Literary History Possible? by David Perkins

Profoundly looking, but written with grace and lucidity. A amazing historian and critic illuminates and solutions one of many significant difficulties of literary examine in a piece that would turn into and stay a vintage. --W. Jackson Bate. "Perkins writes basically and concisely. Like Ren? Wellek and M. H. Abrams, he has an admirable reward for making transparent the underlying assumptions of many various writers.

Get Final Acts: Traversing the Fantasy in the Modern Memoir PDF

Analyzes modern memoirs of terminal sickness from a psychoanalytic point of view.

Download e-book for iPad: Inscription and modernity : from Wordsworth to Mandelstam by John Kenneth MacKay

Inscription and Modernity charts the vicissitudes of inscriptive poetry produced in the course of the good and catastrophic political, social, and highbrow upheavals of the overdue 18th to mid twentieth centuries. Drawing at the rules of Geoffrey Hartman, Perry Anderson, Fredric Jameson, and Jacques Rancière between others, John MacKay exhibits how a variety of Romantic and post-Romantic poets (including Wordsworth, Clare, Shelley, Hölderlin, Lamartine, Baudelaire, Blok, Khlebnikov, Mandelstam, and Rolf Dieter Brinkmann) hire the standard assets of inscription either to justify their writing and to draw a readership, in the course of a fancy old part whilst the reason for poetry and the id of audiences have been issues of excessive but effective doubt.

Extra info for A Grammar of Supyire

Sample text

The second remark follows from the first. e. closed with the nasal. However, when asked to pronounce such words very slowly, native speakers invariably place the [η] with the following syllable rather than with the preceding one: bo-gke and not borj-ke? 1. Consonants Table 1 gives the consonant phonemes of Kampwo Supyire. Table 1. Consonant phonemes labial alveolar palatal velar -voice Ρ t c k + voice b d j g -voice f s sh + voice ν ζ zh m n β 1 y glottal stops fricatives nasals approximants w Id and /j/ are phonetically affricates: [tj] and [d3] respectively.

U jiye ani. 4. Nasals It is almost possible to analyze the nasal stops as nasalized variants of approximants which occur before nasal vowels. This would be in line with the hypothesis of Bole-Richard (1982) that proto-Niger-Congo had no nasal consonants, but had nasalized vowels. Mills (1984) treats Cebaara /n/, /ji/, and /η/ as marginal, contrasting with /l/, /y/, and /w/ in initial position but being variants of them elsewhere. There is apparently a contrast between nasalized and oral vowels following nasal stops in Cebaara.

It has also innovated extensively, however. 1. Consonants 21 secondary release + V. 17 Front vowels (including /a/) became [yV] and back vowels became [wV], The [y] and the [w] are currently in various stages of fusion with the preceding consonant. In Cebaara the alveopalatal affricates [tfl and [d3] may be interpreted as alveolar stops plus secondary release (Mills 1984: 144). This is not the case in Supyire, where alveopalatals with secondary release contrast with those without it: (21) cy6 wy«] refuse vs.

Download PDF sample

A Grammar of Supyire by Robert Carlson

by Ronald

Rated 4.57 of 5 – based on 47 votes