Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Wiley-Blackwell Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info


New from Oxford University Press!

ad

Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

By: Ernst Jahr

Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule


New from Cambridge University Press!

ad

Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

By Neil Smith

The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.


New from Brill!

ad

Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

By Henk Zeevat

The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin


Book Information

   
Sun Image

Title: A Grammar of Jamul Tiipay
Series Title: Mouton Grammar Library 23
Description:

The present volume is a descriptive grammar of the Jamul variety of Tiipay (also known as Jamul Diegueqo), a Yuman language spoken in San Diego County, California. The nine chapters of the grammar cover the phonology of the language, lexical structure, derivational and inflectional morphology, clause structure, relative and nominalized complement clauses, clause combining (with particular attention to switch reference), and auxiliary constructions. Sample texts and a discussion of discourse are included. In writing the grammar, the author used both textual and elicited data. Elicited data were crucial to the phonemic analysis and formed the basis for the author's understanding of lexical and derivational morphology, ditransitive constructions, reflexives, emphasis on the subject, and certain conjunctions. Discourse data, on the other hand, contributed greatly to the author's understanding of clause structure, switch reference marking, auxiliary verbs, and the use of plural forms.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
Review: Not available for review. If you would like to review a book on The LINGUIST List, please login to view the AFR list.
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Language Family(ies): Yuman
Issue: All announcements sent out by The LINGUIST List are emailed to our subscribers and archived with the Library of Congress.
Click here to see the original emailed issue.

Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110164515
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 379
Prices: DM 298,-/ vS 2175,- (RRP) /sFr