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Title Negation patterns in West African languages and beyond / edited by Norbert Cyffer, Erwin Ebermann, Georg Ziegelmeyer
Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., c2009
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  PL8017 .N45 2009    AVAILABLE    30630020025092
Descript vi, 368 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Series Typological studies in language, 0167-7373 ; v. 87
Typological studies in language ; v. 87
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Introduction / Norbert Cyffer -- Negation of non-indicative mood in Hausa, Fulfulde, and Kanuri / Georg Ziegelmeyer -- The impact of clause types and focus control, aspect, modality, and referentiality on negation in Lamang and Hdi (Central Chadic) / H. Ekkehard Wolff -- Quantification and polarity : negative adverbial intensifiers ("never ever", "not at all", etc.) in Hausa / Philip J. Jaggar -- Negation patterns in Kanuri / Norbert Cyffer -- Songhay verbal negation in its dialectal and areal context / Petr Zima -- Negation in Jukun / Anne Storch -- Negation marking in Igbo / Ozo-mekuri Ndimele -- Aspects of discontinuous negation in Santome / Tjerk Hagemeijer -- Negation in Gur : genetic, areal, and unique features / Kerstin Winkelmann and Gudrun Miehe -- Double negation-marking : a case of contact-induced grammaticalization in West Africa? / Klaus Beyer -- Negation in South Mande / Valentin Vydrine -- From double negation to Portmanteau : comparative sentence negation in Northern Samo / Erwin Ebermann -- The system of negation in Berber / Amina Mettouchi -- Verb-object-negative order in Central Africa / Matthew S. Dryer
Subject Africa, West -- Languages -- Negatives
Alt Author Cyffer, Norbert
Ebermann, Erwin, 1953-
Ziegelmeyer, Georg
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