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  • A Type of Reduplication in Turkish 

    Taneri, Mubeccel (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1990-01-01)
    This is an attempt to describe one of several types of reduplication in Turkish, based on a piece of data elicited from 32 native speakers.* What was known as irregular case revealed itself as a complicated pattern of ...
  • A Supplementary Bibliography of Lakota Language and Linguistics (1887-1990) 

    de Reuse, Willem J. (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1990-01-01)
    This is an attempt at a comprehensive bibliography of materials relevant to the Lakota (Teton Dakota or Teton Sioux) language, with comments for most items. It covers the period 1887-1990, and is intended to supplement my ...
  • Proto-algonquian Verb Inflection 

    Proulx, Paul (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1990-01-01)
    Proto-Algonquian had 6 or 7 orders (morphological types) of verbs. The potential order had three modes, the subordinative two, and, by one interpretation, the conjunct had four. By another, all conjuncts are participles ...
  • The Historical-comparative Classification of Colombian Inga (Quechua) 

    Parks, Roger (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1990-01-01)
    Colombian Inga is of particular interest to the Quechuanist because it is the northernmost member of the Quechuan language family spoken in modern times. In the present work the relationship of Colombian Inga to other ...
  • Spacial Deixis in Chiwere 

    Hopkins, Jill D. (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1990-01-01)
    This paper examines spatial deixis in Chiwere (Siouan) in the framework of two theories of deixis. Denny (1978) attempts to define a set of distinctive features for spatial deixis, while Rauh (1983) uses spatial deixis as ...
  • Native American Languages and Literacy: Issues of Orthography Choice and Bilingual Education 

    Biava, Christina (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1990-01-01)
    Native American language communities have had four choices regarding the adoption or change of a writing system in recent years: to adopt or not to adopt a system, or in the case of an existing system, to alter it or not ...
  • Reflexive and Reciprocal Elements in Ixil 

    Ayres, Glenn (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1990-01-01)
    Reflexives and reciprocals in Ixil, a Mayan language of Guatemala, appear to have features which distinguish them from reflexives surveyed in typological studies such as Faltz 1985 and Geniusiene 1987. Third person reflexives ...
  • Interpreting St. Clair's Comanche Texts: Objective Case Marking and 'Same Subject' Dependent Clauses 

    Armagost, James L. (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1990-01-01)
    St. Clair's Comanche texts, collected in 1902, appear to exhibit a very uncharacteristic form of objective case marking along with 'same subject' dependent clause types unknown elsewhere in the language. Proper interpretation ...
  • NP Prediction and Full Saturation 

    Stroik, Thomas S. (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1990-01-01)
    This study extends Safir's (1987) analysis of Noun Phrase (NP) Predication. It argues that, for NPs to function predicationally, they must satisfy not only Safir's Predicate Principle, but also the Predicate Condition (a ...
  • On Japanese Causative: Review of Shibatani's Notion of Causative 

    Shimada, Misaki (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1990-01-01)
    In this article, characteristics of Japanese causative constructions are reviewed and discussed based on an article by Masayoshi Shibatani (1976), who has worked extensively in Japanese causative. First, the nature and ...
  • A Cyclic Approach to Simple Cliticization 

    Huckabay, Hunter (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1990-01-01)
    Abstract: A sentence such as “I am going to find the store” may be reduced to “I[ma] find the store.” This reduction consists of a reduction of the auxiliary, changing “I am” to “I'm,” and an adjunction of infinitival to ...
  • Knowledge of Idiomaticity: Evidence from Idiom Calquing and Folk Literalization 

    He, Zili (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1990-01-01)
    To the synchronic linguistic analyst, an idiom is, by nature, semantically noncompositional. However, the language-user-in-culture may know (among other things) how the association between the nonliteral and the literal ...
  • Inferentials: The Story of a Forgotten Evidential 

    Delahunty, Gerald P. (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1990-01-01)
    Recent work in language and text has explored such broad functional categories as evidentiality and affect, and has examined their cross-linguistic occurrences and manifestations. This paper focusses on a single construction, ...

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