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Aspects of complementation in three Bantu languages.

Carolyn Harford Perez

Aspects of complementation in three Bantu languages.

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Published by Indiana University Linguistics Club in Bloomington .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.), University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1985.

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Aspects of complementation in three Bantu languages. Bloomington, Ind. ( Lindley Hall, Bloomington ): Reproduced by the Indiana University Linguistics Club, [], © (OCoLC) Material Type: Thesis/dissertation: Document Type: Book: All Authors /. Aspects of complementation in three Bantu languages / () claims that some Bantu languages behave systematically as though they lack Vergnaud licensing, so that overt referential DPs are Author: Carolyn Harford.

The Bantu languages (English: / ˈ b æ n t uː /, Proto-Bantu: *bantʊ̀) are a large family of languages spoken by the Bantu peoples throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. As part of the Bantoid group, they are part of the Benue–Congo language family, which in turn is part of the large Niger–Congo phylum.

The total number of Bantu languages ranges in the hundreds, depending on the definition Ethnicity: Bantu peoples. Providing descriptive and typological information about the Bantu languages of southern Africa, this volume brings together a set of expert contributors and is divided into two parts: linguistics areas, including phonology, morphology, syntax and historical linguistics, and secondly, the many hundreds of Bantu languages themselves.

Geographically, Bantu languages are spoken in the southern half of Africa. Genetically, they form part of Benue-Congo, itself a part of the huge Niger-Congo phylum. The exact place of Bantu in this framework is controversial, and there is no comprehensive overview of Bantu. This volume provides a set of theoretically-informed descriptive and typological statements about Bantu.

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This chapter does not intend to provide an overview of all aspects of the syntax of Bantu languages (for which see Bearth () and Buell (forthcoming), but instead aims to highlight current areas of interest and recent developments in the field of Bantu syntactic research.

languages of West Africa, historians and others have often been tempted to correlate the subdivisions of the group with population movements. As the source of Bantu languages is generally argued to be in southwest Adamawa, new data on Bantu and related languages is important to theCited by: 2.

The or so "Narrow Bantu languages" are conventionally divided up into geographic zones first proposed by Malcolm Guthrie (–). These were assigned letters A–S and divided into decades (groups A10, A20, etc.); individual languages were assigned unit numbers (A11, A12, etc.), and dialects further subdivided (A11a, A11b, etc.).Geographic distribution: Africa, from approximately the.

(3) The vowels of the Bantu languages are always of the Italian type, and no true Bantu language includes obscure sounds like o and u. Each word must end in a vowel (though in some mod ern dialects in Eastern Equatorial, West and South Africa the ter minal vowel may be elided in rapid pronunciation, or be dropped, or absorbed in the terminal.

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Martin. The deepest three splits on the parsimony trees are within languages of the northwest, in Bantu zones A and B. The West Bantu languages were paraphyletic, that is, they did not share a unique common ancestor.

The largest group within the West Bantu languages includes zones C and H, Bira D32 and Kumu D Zones K and R are. About this Item: Andesite Press 8/23/, Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. A Comparative Study of the Bantu and Semi-Bantu Languages.

Book. The Southern Bantu languages, also known as Bantu zone S, are a group of languages in the Bantu language was first described by Malcolm Guthrie in Guthrie's divisions of the Bantu languages were based on geography, not on language Southern Bantu languages, however, are also a valid linguistic group.

The Southern Bantu languages are a group of languages in Geographic distribution: South Africa. The Bantu languages (or Narrow Bantu languages) are a branch of the Niger-Congo are about languages in the Bantu family, languages in the Southern Bantoid branch which includes Bantu, and 1, in Niger-Congo.

Bantu languages are spoken largely east and south of the present day country of Cameroon; i.e., in the regions commonly known as central Africa, east Africa, and.

Bantu Languages Definition Bantu languages are a subset of Niger-Congo languages mostly spoken in the center and south part of Africa (English Oxford Living Dictionary, n.d.; Downing, ).

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Bantu Philosophy (La philosophie bantoue in French) is a book written by Placide Tempels which argues that the people of Sub-Saharan Africa (almost all whom are speakers of Bantu languages; the use of the term Bantu as an ethnic label is now largely discredited) have a distinctive philosophy, and attempts to describe the underpinnings of that philosophy/5.

Theoretical Aspects of Bantu Grammar 1. edited by Sam A. Mchombo. The study of Bantu languages of sub-Saharan Africa has provided the basis for significant contributions to research in linguistics. In recent years they have been used to advance morphological as well as syntactic theory, and in the study of interface relations in grammatical.

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It distinguishes between seven types of inversion constructions: formal locative inversion, semantic locative inversion, instrument inversion, patient inversion, (clausal) complement inversion, default agreement inversion and agreeing inversion. Based on a set of nine surface variables, a matrix of inversion.

The second part of the book contains descriptions of 17 Bantu languages or language groups, selected according to geographical spread, availability of suitable authors and, in case of doubt, by Author: Lutz Marten. groups, the Bantu languages have the longest tradition of scholarly linguistic attention and probably the highest degree of description.

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Perez (Harford), Carolyn H. Aspects of complementation in three Bantu languages. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin dissertation. Postal, Paul. On raising: One rule of English grammar and its theoretical implications. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. Rosenbaum, Peter.

The grammar of English predicate complement constructions. % bantu languages. Welcome to all Bantu netizens (speakers, students, researchers). This site provide you with information relevant to Bantu languages and linguistics on the net. A note on Bantu extensions and syntactic word formation* Jochen Zeller, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban.

[email protected] February 1. Introduction Verb stems in Bantu languages may include a number of derivational suffixes (called "extensions") that express various functions, such as causative, applicative, reciprocal or passive.

1 QUANTIFICATION ACROSS BANTU LANGUAGES* Sabine Zerbian and Manfred Krifka 1 INTRODUCTION This article outlines central aspects of quantification in Bantu languages. Our basic observation is that Bantu languages have few genuine quantifiers; this holds for both D-quantifiers, Size: KB.

Group of some languages belonging to the Benue Congo language branch of the Niger Congo language family. They are spoken by more than million people in a very large area, including most of Africa from southern Cameroon eastward to Kenya. Dictionaries. Congo-Brazzaville National Languages Online Dictionary, Bantu Web Site; English to Xhosa Translation Page A website that translated words and phrases to and from Xhosa by Martha R.

O'Kennon.; Online Dictionary: Sesotho sa Leboa - English Online Northern Sotho - English dictionary / Pukuntšu ya Sesotho sa Leboa - Seisimane; Grammars. Intensive Chichewa (PDF files) A. The Bantu Languages of Africa (); M. Guthrie, The Classification of the Bantu Languages (, repr.

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Book Description. The area covered by this book, originally published inis one that has long been recognized as presenting many problems from the point of view of Bantu linguistic studies. Almost all the material set out in this present work is based on notes taken in the field, and in many cases presented completely new facts.

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MIGRATIONS Bantu 1. The Bantu File Size: KB. Abstract. In this paper, we analyze an unusual type of right dislocation in Zulu. We demonstrate that the construction in question combines A-movement of a DP out of an embedded finite CP into a matrix argument position (raising-to-object; RtO) with right dislocation of both the raised DP and the clause out of which it raises.

The existence of such a construction is noteworthy for several by: 6.This paper explores the distribution of finite and non-finite constructions in the progressive periphrasis of (southeastern) Apulian varieties.

The periphrases are formed by an inflected stay auxiliary, an optional connecting element a (=to) and an embedded verb which can be inflected or uninflected.

Since progressives are commonly realized as locative constructions crosslinguistically (Bybee.Bantu (băn′to͞o) n. pl. Bantu or Bantus 1. A member of any of a large number of linguistically related peoples of central and southern Africa.

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