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Sentence-medial adverbials in Buli (Gur, Northern Ghana)

By Anne Schwarz

Abstract

Research on adverbials in sentence-medial position in the North- Ghanaian Gur language Buli suggests that the language offers two divergent slots for adverbials between subject and verb. Special attention is paid to the group of sentence-medial deictic temporal adverbials. While they have the potential to develop into tense markers, this process seems to depend on special information structural conditions

Topics: Informationsstruktur, ddc:400
Year: 2009
OAI identifier: oai:publikationen.ub.uni-frankfurt.de:12549

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