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Negation in subordinate clauses

Date Submitted: 02-Jun-2010
From: Yvonne Agbetsoamedo
Subject: Negation in subordinate clauses
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Notice: Dear All,
I am working on a project on "Negation in subordinate clauses" on 10 different languages. I have consulted the standard grammars of these languages and I have the basic facts on negation on each of them. I will therefore need two or three examples of negation in subordinate clauses in the languages listed below:

Tukang Besi

Any help or pointers to sources OTHER THAN the already published grammars of these languages will be greatly appreciated.

Best regards,