Current Approaches to Adamawa and Gur Languages

ISBN 978-3-89645-233-7
To the Honour of Raimund Kastenholz

Current Approaches to Adamawa and Gur Languages

Edited by: Raija Kramer, Roland Kießling. With an introduction by: Raija Kramer, Roland Kießling. With contributions by: Klaus Beyer, Raymond Boyd, Pascal Boyeldieu, Klaudia Dombrowsky-Hahn, Dmitry Idiatov, Raimund Kastenholz, Roland Kießling, Ulrich Kleinewillinghöfer, Raija Kramer, Florian Lionnet, Gudrun Miehe, Holger Tröbs, Mark Van de Velde, Kerstin Winkelmann.

Series: Afrika und Übersee Supplements Volume 34

2018
322 pp.
3 maps, 2 genealogical tree models, 8 graphics, 1 comic strip, numerous tables and charts
Text language(s): English
Format: 170 x 240 mm
680 g
Paperback
€ 69.80

CONTENTS

Raija Kramer / Roland Kießling:
Introduction – Current Approaches to Adamawa and Gur Languages

Klaus Beyer:
Coding the presentational function in Pana (Gur) – How pragmatics explains variation

Raymond Boyd:
Monosemy and polysemy in description and reconstruction

Pascal Boyeldieu / Raimund Kastenholz / Ulrich Kleinewillinghöfer / Florian Lionnet:
The Bua Group languages (Chad, Adamawa 13) – A comparative perspective

Klaudia Dombrowsky-Hahn:
Relative clauses in Syer (Western Karaboro, Senufo, Gur)

Dmitry Idiatov / Mark Van de Velde:
The tone system of Bena-Yungur

Ulrich Kleinewillinghöfer:
The northern fringe of the Jos Plateau, a prehistorical contact zone of Benue-Plateau and Adamawa-Gur languages – The evidence of the cultural vocabulary

Raija Kramer:
The clause-final marker ɓɐ in Fali (Adamawa) – Between Polarity and Orientation

Gudrun Miehe:
Imperatives in Gur languages – Evidence from Cerma, Kãasa and Jãane

Holger Tröbs:
Some notes on the TAM system of Jeli

Kerstin Winkelmann:
The basic structure of tense and aspect systems in Gur languages


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