Focus and Topic in African Languages

ISBN 978-3-89645-718-9

Focus and Topic in African Languages

Edited by: Sonja Ermisch. With contributions by: Rose-Juliet Anyanwu, G. Tucker Childs, Sonja Ermisch, Christa Kilian-Hatz, Christa König, Marina Stoyanova, Jochen Zeller, Petr Zima.

Series: Frankfurt African Studies Bulletin Year 2006, Volume 18

168 pp.
1 colour map, 7 diagrams, numerous tables and charts
Text language(s): English
Format: 160 x 240 mm
330 g
€ 34.80



Rose-Juliet Anyanwu:
Focus and topic in Southern Jukunoid – Yukuben and Akum

G. Tucker Childs:
Focus in Mani and Kisi

Sonja Ermisch:
Focus and topic constructions in Akan

Christa Kilian-Hatz:
Topic and focus in Khwe

Christa König:
Focus in !Xun

Marina Stoyanova:
Topic and focus constructions in Somali and Berber

Jochen Zeller:
On clitic left dislocation in Zulu

Peter Zima:
Focus and focality as a grammatical category in the languages of West Africa

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