Comanche Dictionary and Grammar

Statement of Responsibility:
Robinson, Lila W. and James Armagost, editors
Date:
1990
Extent:
xviii, 338 pages
Table of Contents:

Dedication
Acknowledgments
Preface
Abbreviations

Part I Comanche-English Dictionary

     Introduction
Guide to Pronunciation
Dictionary
Appendix A: Fauna
Appendix B: Flora
Appendix C: Body parts
Appendix D: Months of the year
Appendix E: Personal names

Part II English-Comanche Lexicon

Part III Grammar

  1. Phonology
  2. 1.1 Consonants
    1.2 Vowels
    1.3 Stress rules

  3. The simple sentence
  4. 2.1 Declarative mood
    2.2 Nonverbal sentences
    2.3 Intransitive sentences
    2.4 Transitive sentences
    2.5 HAVE sentences
    2.6 DO sentences

  5. Interrogative mood
  6. 3.1 Yes/No questions
    3.2 Alternative questions
    3.3 Information questions

  7. Imperative mood
  8. 4.1 Positive imperative
    4.2 Hortatory

  9. Polarity
  10. 5.1 Affirmation
    5.2 Negation

  11. Other modality
  12. Nondistinct argument phenomena
  13. 7.1 Unspecified subject
    7.2 Unspecified object
    7.3 Reflexive/Passive
    7.4 Reciprocal

  14. Derivational morphology
  15. 8.1 Noun morphology
    8.2 Verb morphology
    8.3 Adjective morphology

  16. Noun inflection
  17. 9.1 Absolutive
    9.2 Dual and plural pumber
    9.3 Accusative
    9.4 Genitive
    9.5 Vocative

  18. Postpositions
  19. 10.1 Locative
    10.2 Allative
    10.3 Instrumental
    10.4 Partitive
    10.5 Miscellaneous
    10.6 Ordering

  20. Noun modifiers
  21. 11.1 Demonstrative adjectives
    11.2 Nonnumeric quantifiers
    11.3 Numerals

  22. Pronouns
  23. 12.1 Nominative pronouns
    12.2 Accusative pronouns
    12.3 Genitive pronouns
    12.4 Coreferential pronouns

  24. Verbs
  25. 13.1 Stems
    13.2 Instrumental prefixes
    13.3 Temporal prefixes
    13.4 Number agreement
    13.5 Causative/Benefactive
    13.6 Motion
    13.7 Aspect

  26. Adverbs
  27. 14.1 Temporal adverbs
    14.2 Locative adverbs
    14.3 Directional adverbs
    14.4 Demonstrative adverbs

  28. Complex sentences
  29. 15.1 Coordination
    15.2 Complement clauses
    15.3 Relative clauses

Bibliography

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