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

  • 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.

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Author:Anne SchwarzORCiDGND
Parent Title (German):Afrikanistentag - München: 11.-13.2.2006
Document Type:Conference Proceeding
Date of Publication (online):2009/10/13
Year of first Publication:2006
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2009/10/13
GND Keyword:Informationsstruktur
Page Number:14
Source:Vortrag Afrikanistentag - München: 11.-13.2.2006
Dewey Decimal Classification:4 Sprache / 40 Sprache / 400 Sprache
Linguistik-Klassifikation:Linguistik-Klassifikation: Grammatikforschung / Grammar research
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht