Time in child Inuktitut [electronic resource] : a developmental study of an Eskimo-Aleut language / by Mary D. Swift.Material type: TextSeries: Studies on language acquisition ; 24.Publication details: Berlin ; New York : M. de Gruyter, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xii, 315 p.)ISBN: 9783110197419 (electronic bk.); 3110197413 (electronic bk.); 9783110181203 (alk. paper); 3110181207 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Inuktitut dialect -- Temporal constructions | Inuktitut dialect -- Acquisition | Inuktitut (Langue) -- Temporalit�e | Inuktitut (Langue) -- Acquisition | FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Native American Languages | Aleoetisch | TijdsaanduidingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Time in child Inuktitut.DDC classification: 497/.12 LOC classification: PM55 | .S93 2004ebOnline resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references (p. 296-312) and index.
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Preface; Contents; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Inuktitut; Chapter 3 Time reference in Inuktitut; Chapter 4 The development of time reference in child language: A review of the literature; Chapter 5 Methodology; Chapter 6 Early verb development in Inuktitut; Chapter 7 Zero-marked verbs in early Inuktitut; Chapter 8 Aspectual suffixes in early Inuktitut; Chapter 9 Future temporal remoteness in early Inuktitut; Chapter 10 Past temporal remoteness in early Inuktitut; Chapter 11 Temporal adverbials and temporal clause coordination in early Inuktitut; Chapter 12 Summary and conclusions
This book presents a study of the development of time reference in young children acquiring Inuktitut as a first language. The first such study of an Eskimo-Aleut language, it makes a unique contribution to the tense-aspect acquisition literature with an.