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Academic Paper


Title: Grammaticalisation in Generative Framework: A case of Akan prepositions
Author: Samuel Sarpong
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Linguistic Field: Language Documentation
Subject Language: Akan
Akan
Abstract: This paper discusses preposition in Akan. Contrary to the view that Akan does not have a preposition this paper argues that prepositional category do exist in Akan. The framework used for this paper is grammaticalisation in Chomskyan Syntax. Our data is supported by evidence from both morphological and syntactical properties. The words that fall under the prepositional category in Akan are wɔ, sε, gye and bεyε.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
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