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LINGUIST List 18.1909

Mon Jun 25 2007

Qs: Quotative Complementiser in Niger-Congo & Hausa

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        1.    Joseph T. Farquharson, Quotative Complementiser in Niger-Congo & Hausa


Message 1: Quotative Complementiser in Niger-Congo & Hausa
Date: 23-Jun-2007
From: Joseph T. Farquharson <jtfarquharsongmail.com>
Subject: Quotative Complementiser in Niger-Congo & Hausa


Hi everyone:

I am doing research on one of the quotative complementisers in Jamaican
Creole, and possible Niger-Congo or Hausa influences on its origin and
functions.

I am searching for native speakers of, or experts working on any of the
following languages to fill out a short questionnaire:

Akan, Efik(-Ibibio), Duala, Ga, Guang, Hausa, Ijo, Kikongo, Kimbundu,
Mandinka, Mende, Ngombe, Temne, Wolof.

The questionnaire comprises only 9 questions in all for which consultants
are asked to provide translational equivalents with inter-linear glosses.

If you would like to volunteer to participate, please contact me at
jtfarquharsongmail.com or farquharsoneva.mpg.de

Thanks in advance.


Joseph T. Farquharson
Doctoral fellow
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology\Leipzig, Germany

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
                            Syntax



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