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The focus particle in Kîîtharaka

  • In this paper we argue that Kîîıtharaka in situ and ex situ object focus constructions are exhaustive. Sentences with a preverbal focus marker are argued to be nonexhaustive. Our conclusions are based on felicity in mention-some contexts, simple and multiple questions and entailment relations.

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Author:Klaus Abels, Peter Muriungi
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30:3-309936
URL:http://www.zas.gwz-berlin.de/187.html?&L=1]
ISSN:1435-9588
ISSN:0947-7055
Parent Title (English):Papers on information structure in African languages : [resulted from the International Conference "Focus in African Languages" held October 6-8, 2005 at the Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft (ZAS) in Berlin] / eds.: Ines Fiedler ...
Publisher:Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Sprachtypologie und Universalienforschung
Place of publication:Berlin
Document Type:Part of a Book
Language:English
Year of first Publication:2006
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2013/11/14
GND Keyword:Tharaka; Thema-Rhema-Gliederung; Gradpartikel
Volume:46
Page Number:20
First Page:1
Last Page:20
HeBIS-PPN:381129950
Sammlungen:Linguistik
Linguistik-Klassifikation:Linguistik-Klassifikation: Syntax
Linguistik-Klassifikation: Lexikologie/Etymologie / Lexicology/Etymology
Zeitschriften / Jahresberichte:ZAS papers in linguistics : ZASPiL / ZASPiL 46 = Papers on information structure in African languages
Journal:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30:3-306894
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht