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Title: Pima Bajo
Written By: Zarina Estrada F.
URL: http://home.t-online.de/home/LINCOM.EUROPA/0085.htm
Series Title: Languages of the World/Materials 27
Description:

Pima Bajo is a Uto-Aztecan language from the Tepiman branch spoken by no more than 500 persons. The Pima Bajo country is located in the Southeastern part of Sonora Mexico, and also in the Central Western part of Chihuahua in Mexico. The study is based mainly on the unpublished data collected in Yepáchic Chihuahua which in comparison with the Pima Bajo spoken in Sonora is less innovative. References to Névome, an older Piman variety from a document written between 1621 and 1672, are made.
The volume contains: A sociolinguistic setting of the ethnic group. A brief description of the phonemic inventory, the phonological processes, the stress and the syllable. An outline of the morphology of the language. The syntax part discusses clause structure and the syntax of arguments for independent and dependent constructions. Emphasis is given to pronouns and the way they are used as arguments of a predicate.
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Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Typology
Amerindian
Subject Language(s): Pima Bajo
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 3895860085
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 60
Prices: EUR 29.20