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2017, Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs, ISBN 3110488388, Volume 301, x, 458
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Linguistic inquiry, ISSN 1530-9150, 10/2019, Volume 50, Issue 4, pp. 677 - 722
A movement asymmetry arises in some languages that are otherwise symmetrical for both A- and Ā-movement in the double object construction, including Norwegian,... 
Asymmetry (Linguistics) | ASYMMETRIES | LINGUISTICS | EXTRACTION | A-movement | symmetry | phase theory | double object construction | LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS | passive | EDGE | Bantu languages | Passive voice | British English | Norwegian language | Syntactic movement | Zulu language | Phases (Syntactic)
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Journal of linguistics, ISSN 0022-2267, 08/2018, Volume 54, Issue 3, pp. 527 - 589
Journal Article
Journal of Linguistics, ISSN 0022-2267, 07/2015, Volume 51, Issue 2, pp. 425 - 464
This paper discusses how information structure can be seen as a subjective and intersubjective concept in Verhagen's (2005) and Breban's (2010) definitions,... 
LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS | LINGUISTICS | CONTRASTIVE FOCUS | syntax | word order | Niger-Congo languages | morphology | intersubjectivity | information structure | Grammar, Comparative and general | Research | Word order | Linguistic research | Analysis | Grammaticality (Linguistics) | Copulas | Prosody | Morphology | Focus | Subjectivity | Grammaticalization | Information structure
Journal Article
Linguistics, ISSN 0024-3949, 01/2015, Volume 53, Issue 1, pp. 1 - 52
In several Bantu languages in the regions where Kikongo and Lingala are spoken, we encounter sentences where the word ‘person’ can appear after the subject of... 
grammaticalization | focus | Lingala | Kikongo | cleft | Bantu | LINGUISTICS | LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS | subject | Lingala language | Kituba (lingua franca) | syntax | language contact | Bantu languages | Grammar, Comparative and general | Research | Linguistic research | Sentence structure | Diachronic linguistics | Syntactic structures | Cleft constructions | Grammaticalization | Subject (Grammatical) | Relative clauses
Journal Article
Studies in Language, ISSN 0378-4177, 2016, Volume 40, Issue 2, pp. 259 - 301
Many tests have been used in eliciting focus constructions and determining what type of focus a certain linguistic strategy expresses. This paper provides an... 
Elicitation | Semantics/pragmatics interface | Focus | Exhaustivity | elicitation | LINGUISTICS | exhaustivity | CONTRASTIVE FOCUS | LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS | focus | semantics/pragmatics interface
Journal Article
Folia Linguistica, ISSN 0165-4004, 05/2015, Volume 49, Issue 1, pp. 85 - 116
Mauritian Creole displays an alternation between a short and a long form of the verb, which is reminiscent of the conjoint–disjoint alternation found in some... 
focus | language contact | creole | conjoint/disjoint alternation | Bantu | LINGUISTICS | LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS | Bantu languages | French language (Modern) | Mauritian French Creole language | verb | syntax | morphophonology
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Journal of African Languages and Linguistics, ISSN 0167-6164, 12/2010, Volume 31, Issue 2, pp. 205 - 231
Unlike relative constructions in other familiar Bantu languages, Makhuwa does not have any special relative morphology; neither does it have a regular subject... 
LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS | LINGUISTICS | Makua language | clause | agreement | possessive pronoun | participial construction | relative clause | syntax | Language and Linguistics | Bantu languages | Grammar, Comparative and general | Research | Morphology
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Lingua, ISSN 0024-3841, 10/2015, Volume 165, pp. 109 - 132
•Bantu languages show variation in the effects of abstract Case.•Five diagnostics are applied to detect abstract Case.•Makhuwa and Matengo pattern differently... 
Learnability | Abstract Case | Finiteness | Bantu | Morphosyntax | LINGUISTICS | LOCATIVES | EPP | LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS | CASE STACKING | AGREEMENT | INVERSION | Makua language | syntax | Matengo language | agreement | case
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Linguistics in the Netherlands, ISSN 0929-7332, 2006, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp. 224 - 236
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Journal of linguistics, ISSN 0022-2267, 07/2015, Volume 51, Issue 2, pp. 425 - 464
This paper discusses how information structure can be seen as a subjective and intersubjective concept in Verhagen's (2005) and Breban's (2010) definitions,... 
Journal Article
Studies in language, ISSN 0378-4177, 01/2016, Volume 40, Issue 2, p. 259
Many tests have been used in eliciting focus constructions and determining what type of focus a certain linguistic strategy expresses. This paper provides an... 
Focus | Semantic complexity | Implicature | Pragmatics
Journal Article
Studies in African linguistics, ISSN 0039-3533, 01/2020, Volume 49, Issue 1, pp. 43 - 59
The Bantu language Rukiga (JE14, Uganda) shows tonal reduction on the verb in a subset of tenses, similar to the conjoint/disjoint alternation in Haya. Whereas... 
Tense | Bantu languages | Phonological rules | Tone | Morphology | Reduction (Phonological or Phonetic)
Journal Article
Journal of Linguistics, ISSN 0022-2267, 07/2015, Volume 51, Issue 2, pp. 425 - 464
This paper discusses how information structure can be seen as a subjective and intersubjective concept in Verhagen's (2005) and Breban's (2010) definitions,... 
Journal Article
Lingua, ISSN 0024-3841, 2011, Volume 121, Issue 11, pp. 1734 - 1750
A prevalent definition of focus is that of alternative semantics: focus evokes a set of alternatives that are relevant for the interpretation of the sentence.... 
Conjoint | Disjoint | Makhuwa | Alternatives | Focus | LINGUISTICS | LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS | Makua language | predicate | syntax | focus | semantics | morphology
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Studies in African linguistics, ISSN 0039-3533, 01/2019, Volume 48, Issue 1, pp. 1 - 24
The Bantu language Lugwere (Uganda, JE17) has what at first sight appears to be a typical three-way distinction in its demonstratives, with a proximal, medial,... 
Reference (Semantic) | Bantu languages | Semantic analysis | Semantics | Anaphora | Demonstratives | Conversation
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Studies in Language: International Journal Sponsored by the Foundation "Foundations of Language", ISSN 1569-9978, 2016, Volume 40, Issue 2, p. 259
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Revue roumaine de linguistique, ISSN 0035-3957, 01/2015, Volume 60, Issue 2/3, p. 277
There is a long-standing debate regarding the syntactic status of object markers in Bantu languages. A major part of this debate involves the status of object... 
Reference (Semantic) | Bantu languages | Animacy | Syntactic analysis | Noun phrases | Language typology | Clitics
Journal Article
Journal of Historical Pragmatics, ISSN 1566-5852, 2013, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp. 1 - 44
This study contributes to the research on the development of pragmatic particles from the perspective of the Bantu language Makhuwa. Makhuwa shows synchronic... 
Locative demonstrative | Left and right periphery | (inter)subjectification | Makhuwa | Pragmatic particle | LINGUISTICS | pragmatic particle | ENGLISH | MODALITY | MEANINGS | locative demonstrative | left and right periphery | DISCOURSE | LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS | (inter) subjectification | GRAMMATICALIZATION | Makua language | semantic change | demonstratives | particle | semantics | pragmatics
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