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A grammar of Madurese [electronic resource] / by William D. Davies.

By: Davies, William D, 1954-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Mouton grammar library: 50.Publisher: Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter Mouton, 2010Description: 1 online resource (xv, 586 p.) : maps.ISBN: 9783110224443 (electronic bk.); 3110224445 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Madurese language -- Grammar | Language -- Linguistics | FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Miscellaneous | Madurees | Grammatik | Maduresisch | madurais (langue)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Grammar of Madurese.DDC classification: 499/.22345 Other classification: 18.93 | 490 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Frontmatter; Contents; Abbreviations; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Phonology; Chapter 3. Lexical categories; Chapter 4. Morphology; Chapter 5. Reduplication; Chapter 6. Clause types; Chapter 7. Nominals and noun phrases; Chapter 8. Prepositions and prepositional phrases; Chapter 9. Verb phrases and verbal marking; Chapter 10. Modifications to argument structure; Chapter 11. Complex sentences; Chapter 12. Adverbs and adverbial clauses; Chapter 13. Anaphora; Chapter 14. Questions; Chapter 15. Speech levels; Chapter 16. Texts; Backmatter.
Summary: Madurese is a major regional language of Indonesia, with some 14 million speakers, mainly on the island of Madura and adjacent parts of Java, making it the fourth largest language of Indonesia after Indonesian, Javanese, and Sundanese. There is no existing comprehensive descriptive grammar of the language, with existing studies being either sketches of the whole grammar, or detailed descriptions of phonology and morphology or some particular topics within these components of the grammar. There is no competing work that provides the breadth and depth of coverage of this grammar, in particular).
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Frontmatter; Contents; Abbreviations; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Phonology; Chapter 3. Lexical categories; Chapter 4. Morphology; Chapter 5. Reduplication; Chapter 6. Clause types; Chapter 7. Nominals and noun phrases; Chapter 8. Prepositions and prepositional phrases; Chapter 9. Verb phrases and verbal marking; Chapter 10. Modifications to argument structure; Chapter 11. Complex sentences; Chapter 12. Adverbs and adverbial clauses; Chapter 13. Anaphora; Chapter 14. Questions; Chapter 15. Speech levels; Chapter 16. Texts; Backmatter.

Madurese is a major regional language of Indonesia, with some 14 million speakers, mainly on the island of Madura and adjacent parts of Java, making it the fourth largest language of Indonesia after Indonesian, Javanese, and Sundanese. There is no existing comprehensive descriptive grammar of the language, with existing studies being either sketches of the whole grammar, or detailed descriptions of phonology and morphology or some particular topics within these components of the grammar. There is no competing work that provides the breadth and depth of coverage of this grammar, in particular).

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