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The Maale Language (CNWS Publications, 99) Paperback - 2001

by Azeb Amha

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  • Title The Maale Language (CNWS Publications, 99)
  • Author Azeb Amha
  • Binding Paperback
  • Publisher Research School of Asian, African, and Amerindian Studies, Universiteit Lei
  • Date 2001
  • ISBN 9789057890567

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Research School of Asian, African, and Amerindian Studies, Universiteit Leiden. 006211-Netherlands 2001. Copy in good condition, with some slight wear on the edges. Pictures on request. 2001. Copy in good condition, with some slight wear on the edges. Pictures on request.
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Research School of Asian, African, and Amerindian Studies, Universiteit Lei. 2001. Trade paperback. Very good.. 322 p. Includes bibliography. . This book is a pioneering study of Maale, a so far undescribed Omotic language spoken in southern Ethiopia. The study presents an analysis of the phonology, morphology and syntax of the language. Focus, ideophones, interjections and greeting and leave-taking expressions are also examined. The author describes a number of interesting morpho-syntactic phenomena including the expression of modality, clause-chaining and switch-reference. One of the theoretical problems raised concerns the marking of case on dependent verbs in Maale, which is at variance with the accepted way of categorising inflectional affixes into verbal and nominal classes. New empirical material is also provided in the area of sentence-type marking. Maale uses morphological means to distinguish the declarative, which is generally regarded as an unmarked sentence type. The declarative in this… Read More
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