By Patience Epps
This paintings is a reference grammar of Hup, a member of the Nadahup kinfolk (also often called Makú or Vaupés-Japura), that's spoken within the fascinatingly multilingual Vaupés sector of the northwest Amazon. This distinctive description and research is knowledgeable by means of a functional-typological point of view, with specific connection with areal touch and grammaticalization. The grammar starts with an advent to the cultural and linguistic history of Hup audio system, supplies an outline of the phonology, and follows this with chapters on morphosyntax (nominal morphology, verbs and verb compounding, annoying, element, modality, evidentiality, etc.); it concludes with discussions of negation, the easy clause, and clause combining.
A variety of positive factors of Hup grammar are typologically major, corresponding to its technique of inversion in query formation, its method of Differential item Marking, and its therapy of ownership. Hup additionally indicates a number of hugely strange paths of grammaticalization, corresponding to the advance of a verbal destiny suffix from the noun
The booklet additionally incorporates a collection of texts and a CD-ROM with audio documents.
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A Grammar of Hup (Mouton Grammar Library [MGL]) by Patience Epps