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Title: The Serial Verb Construction Parameter
Written By: Osamuyimen Thompson Stewart
Series Title: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

An investigation of the serial verb construction, this work engages central issues in syntactic theory-complex predicates, clausal architecture and syntactic variation. The analysis is drawn on extensive empirical evidence drawn from analysis of Kwa languages in West Africa such as Edo, Yoruba, and Igboas.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): Kwa'
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0815340435
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288
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