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Ergativity in Amazonia [electronic resource] / edited by Spike Gildea, Francesc Queixal�os.

Contributor(s): Gildea, Spike | Queixal�os, Francisco.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Typological studies in language: v. 89.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, Pa. : John Benjamins Pub. Co., c2010Description: 1 online resource (319 p.).ISBN: 9789027288509 (electronic bk.); 902728850X (electronic bk.); 9789027206701 (hb : alk. paper); 9027206708 (hb : alk. paper).Subject(s): Grammar, Comparative and general -- Ergative constructions | Indians of South America -- Amazon River Region -- Languages | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Grammar & Punctuation | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- SyntaxGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Ergativity in Amazonia.DDC classification: 415 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Manifestations of ergativity in Amazonia / Francesc Queixal�os and Spike Gildea --PART I. Well-established systems: Morphological ergativity: Ergativity in the Mayoruna branch of the Panoan family / David W. Fleck -- Ergativity in Shipibo-Konibo, a Panoan language of the Ucayali / Pilar M. Valenzuela -- How ergative is Cavine�na? / Antoine Guillaume -- The ergativity effect in Kuikuro (Southern Carib, Brazil) / Bruna Franchetto -- Nominative-absolutive: Counter-universal split ergativity in J�e and Cariban / Spike Gildea and Fl�avia de Castro Alves -- PART II. Recent diachronic innovations: Syntactic ergativity: Ergativity in Trumai / Raquel Guirardello-Damian -- Grammatical relations in Katukina-Kanamari / Francesc Queixal�os -- The intransitive basis of Movima clause structure / Katharina Haude.
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Manifestations of ergativity in Amazonia / Francesc Queixal�os and Spike Gildea --PART I. Well-established systems: Morphological ergativity: Ergativity in the Mayoruna branch of the Panoan family / David W. Fleck -- Ergativity in Shipibo-Konibo, a Panoan language of the Ucayali / Pilar M. Valenzuela -- How ergative is Cavine�na? / Antoine Guillaume -- The ergativity effect in Kuikuro (Southern Carib, Brazil) / Bruna Franchetto -- Nominative-absolutive: Counter-universal split ergativity in J�e and Cariban / Spike Gildea and Fl�avia de Castro Alves -- PART II. Recent diachronic innovations: Syntactic ergativity: Ergativity in Trumai / Raquel Guirardello-Damian -- Grammatical relations in Katukina-Kanamari / Francesc Queixal�os -- The intransitive basis of Movima clause structure / Katharina Haude.

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