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Tense and aspect in Bantu [electronic resource] / Derek Nurse.

By: Nurse, Derek.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 401 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 0199239290 (Cloth); 9780199239290 (Cloth); 0191553603 (electronic bk.); 9780191553608 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bantu languages -- Tense | Bantu languages -- Aspect | FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- PortugueseGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Tense and aspect in Bantu.DDC classification: 469.3/9 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
List of Tables; List of Maps; Notes on Appendices; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Conventions; 1 Introduction; 2 Verb structure and categories in Bantu; 3 Tense; 4 Aspect; 5 Other categories; 6 What can be assumed for Proto-Bantu?; 7 Processes of change; Definitions; Bibliography; Source language reference index; Index;
Summary: Derek Nurse looks at variations in the form and function of tense and aspect in Bantu, a branch of Niger-Congo, the world's largest language phylum. His account is based on data from more than 200 Bantu languages and varieties, a representative sample of which is freely available on the publisher's website. - ;Derek Nurse looks at variations in the form and function of tense and aspect in Bantu, a branch of Niger-Congo, the world's largest language phylum. Bantu languages are spoken in central, eastern, and southern sub-Saharan Africa south of a line between Nigeria and Somalia. By current est.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-369) and indexes.

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List of Tables; List of Maps; Notes on Appendices; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Conventions; 1 Introduction; 2 Verb structure and categories in Bantu; 3 Tense; 4 Aspect; 5 Other categories; 6 What can be assumed for Proto-Bantu?; 7 Processes of change; Definitions; Bibliography; Source language reference index; Index;

Derek Nurse looks at variations in the form and function of tense and aspect in Bantu, a branch of Niger-Congo, the world's largest language phylum. His account is based on data from more than 200 Bantu languages and varieties, a representative sample of which is freely available on the publisher's website. - ;Derek Nurse looks at variations in the form and function of tense and aspect in Bantu, a branch of Niger-Congo, the world's largest language phylum. Bantu languages are spoken in central, eastern, and southern sub-Saharan Africa south of a line between Nigeria and Somalia. By current est.

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