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: AuÜ Afrika und Übersee Supplements Volume 34

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
€ 69.80


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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