A Grammar of Akɔɔse: A Northwest Bantu Language

Statement of Responsibility:
Hedinger, Robert
Authors:
Series Issue:
143
Date:
2008
Publisher:
SIL International and The University of Texas at Arlington
Publisher Place:
Dallas
Part Of Series:
SIL International and The University of Texas at Arlington Publications in Linguistics 143
Extent:
xiv, 303 pages
Publication Status:
Published
Table of Contents:

Abbreviations and Symbols

1. Introduction and Outline of Phonology
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Outline of Phonology

2. The Noun
2.1 Noun classes
2.2 Noun genders
2.3 Agreement or noun class concord
2.4 Internal structure of the noun
2.5 Diminutive nouns
2.6 Negative nouns
2.7 Compound nouns

3. The Noun Phrase
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Structure of the noun phrase
3.3 Noun modifiers
3.4 Other elements of the noun phrase
3.5 Negation and the noun phrase
3.6 The associative noun phrase
3.7 Possessive noun phrase
3.8 Coordinate noun phrase
3.9 Prepositional phrases
3.10 Question phrase
3.11 Pronouns

4. The Verb
4.1 Introduction
4.2 The infinitive
4.3 Subject markers
4.4 Verb stems
4.5 Extensions and valency changes
4.6 Tense, aspect, negation and dependent forms
4.7 Verb moods

5. The Verb Phrase
5.1 Introduction
5.2 The simple verb phrase
5.3 The serial verb phrase
5.4 The split verb phrase
5.5 Phrasal verbs
5.6 Infinitives and the verb phrase
5.7 Echo verbs
5.8 Intensification
5.9 Auxiliary verbs

6. The Clause and Clause Constituents
6.1 Non-verbal clauses
6.2 Verbal clauses
6.3 Active clauses
6.4 Oblique phrases
6.5 Subject repetition for emphasis

7. Sentence Modifications
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Questions
7.3 Topicalisation
7.4 Relative clauses
7.5 Fronting
7.6 Vocatives and politeness adverbs

8. Complex Sentences
8.1 Analytic causatives
8.2 Reported speech
8.3 Indirect questions
8.4 Sentence pro-form
8.5 Other clause combinations
8.6 Comparative clauses
8.7 Summary list of conjunctions

9. Negation
9.1 Clause negation
9.2 Non-verbal clauses
9.3 Lexical negation
9.4 Miscellaneous negative items

Appendix A

Lexical Notes and Special Word Forms

Appendix B

Swadesh 100 Comparative Wordlists

Appendix C

Text

Bibliography

Index

Country:
Cameroon
Subject Languages:
Content Language:
Field:
Work Type:
Subject:
Grammatical descriptions
Nature of Work:
Entry Number:
8746