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Title: Papers in Bantu Theory and Description
Edited By: Laura J. Downing
Lutz Marten
Sabine Zerbian
Series Title: ZASPiL 43

The collection of papers in this volume presents results of a collaborative
project between the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in
London, the Zentrum für allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Typologie und
Universalienforschung (ZAS) in Berlin, and the University of Leiden, which
was funded by the British Academy International Networks Programme. The
papers combine the description of new data with theoretically informed

The papers can be downloaded for free under the following link:

ZASPiL 43: Table of contents
The Zulu Conjoint/Disjoint Verb Alternation: Focus or Constituency?
Leston Buell (LUCL, Leiden)

Syntactic and phonological phrasing in Bemba Relatives
Lisa Cheng (Leiden University) & Nancy C. Kula (LUCL, Leiden)

The Prosody and Syntax of Focus in Chitumbuka
Laura J. Downing (ZAS, Berlin)

The Impact of the Morphological Alternation of Subject Markers on
Tense/Aspect: The Case of Swahili
Ahmad Kipacha (The Open University, Tanzania)

Locative Inversion in Otjiherero: More on morphosyntactic variation in
Lutz Marten (SOAS, London)

A Further Look at Conjunctive and Disjunctive Forms in Setswana
Anna McCormack (SOAS, London)

Linear Order Constraints on Split NPs in Chichewa
Sam Mchombo (University of California, Berkeley)

Agreement Properties and Word Order in Comparative Bantu
Yukiko Morimoto (ZAS, Berlin)

Focus in Bantu: verbal morphology and function
Derek Nurse (Memorial University of Newfoundland)

Parameters of variation & complement licensing in Bantu
Nhlanhla Thwala (SOAS, London)

The disjoint verb form and an empty Immediate After Verb position in
Jenneke van der Wal (LUCL, Leiden)

Questions in Northern Sotho
Sabine Zerbian (ZAS, Berlin)

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Zentrum fuer Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft - ZAS
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Bemba
Language Family(ies): Narrow Bantu
Central Bantu
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Format: Electronic
ISBN: ISSN14359588
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 282