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By Patience Epps

This paintings is a reference grammar of Hup, a member of the Nadahup kinfolk (also referred to as Makú or Vaupés-Japura), that's spoken within the fascinatingly multilingual Vaupés sector of the northwest Amazon. This exact description and research is knowledgeable via a functional-typological point of view, with specific connection with areal touch and grammaticalization. The grammar starts with an creation to the cultural and linguistic historical past of Hup audio system, supplies an summary of the phonology, and follows this with chapters on morphosyntax (nominal morphology, verbs and verb compounding, annoying, element, modality, evidentiality, etc.); it concludes with discussions of negation, the easy clause, and clause combining.

A variety of good points of Hup grammar are typologically major, resembling its technique of inversion in query formation, its method of Differential item Marking, and its therapy of ownership. Hup additionally shows numerous hugely strange paths of grammaticalization, corresponding to the advance of a verbal destiny suffix from the noun
‘stick, tree’.

The ebook additionally encompasses a choice of texts and a CD-ROM with audio documents.

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