LINGUIST List 14.3273

Fri Nov 28 2003

Qs: Syntax/'That' Clauses; Chadic Tones/Vowels

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  1. J-C Khalifa, Q: that noun complement clauses
  2. mohamed lahrouchi, tones and vowels interaction

Message 1: Q: that noun complement clauses

Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2003 17:10:29 +0100
From: J-C Khalifa <>
Subject: Q: that noun complement clauses

One of my students is starting a Masters dissertation on THAT noun
complement clauses (ex. the belief / thought / theory THAT John was a
spy, etc.), from a syntactic and -mostly- English-French contrastive
perspective. Is anyone aware of any work, recent or not, on the
subject? Theoretical perspectives matter very little at this stage.
Thanks in advance,

 Jean-Charles Khalifa

22, Rue de Mortiers
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Message 2: tones and vowels interaction

Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2003 08:19:03 -0500 (EST)
From: mohamed lahrouchi <>
Subject: tones and vowels interaction

I work on chadic languages. Has anybody got any clue (bibilographical
references) on the tone and vowel interaction? Does the vowel quality
alter the tone value or vice-versa? thanks a lot.
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