Author Estigarribia, Bruno, author
Title A grammar of Paraguayan Guarani / Bruno Estigarribia
Imprint London : UCL Press, 2020
©2020
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Descript xxi, 366 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 24 cm
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Series Grammars of world and minority languages
Grammars of world and minority languages
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-332) and index
1. Introduction -- 1.1. Overview of the language -- 1.2. Brief history since the European colonization of the region -- 1.3. Sociolinguistic information -- 1.4. Basic pronunciation summary -- 1.5. Typological information -- 1.6. Contact with Spanish and other languages -- 1.7. Guarani as a second or foreign language -- 1.8. Pointers for students -- 2. Phonology and orthography: the sound system and its written representation -- 2.1. Sound inventory and pronunciation (segmental phonology) -- 2.1.1. Vowels and diphthongs -- 2.1.2. Consonants -- 2.2. Suprasegmental phonology -- 2.2.1. Syllable structure -- 2.2.2. Stress -- 2.2.3. Nasal harmony -- 2.2.4. Prosody sketch: practical considerations for pronunciation -- 2.3. The alphabet or achegety and modern orthographic -- conventions in Paraguay -- 2.3.1. History of orthographic conventions -- 2.3.2. Recommended orthography -- 3. Nominate -- 3.1. Nouns -- 3.1.1. Plural marking -- 3.1.2. Gender marking -- 3.1.3. Relational (multiform) nominal roots -- 3.1.4. Functions of noun phrases in a sentence -- 3.2. Forming nouns from other words -- 3.2.1. Nominahzations -- 3.2.1.1. Nominalizing suffixes -- 3.2.1.1.1. General nominalizer -ha -- 3.2.1.1.2. Passive -py -- 3.2.1.1.3. Adjectival -va -- 3.2.1.1.4. Abstract -kue -- 3.2.1.2. Nominalizing prefixes -- 3.2.1.2.1. Resultative/instrumental t-embi- -- 3.2.1.2.2. Reflexive/passive/impersonal je- -- 3.2.1.2.3. Reciprocaljo- -- 3.2.1.2.4. Abstract t-efco- -- 3.2.1.2.5. Abstract mba'e- -- 3.2.1.3. Noun compounds -- 3.2.2. Nominal/adjectival negation -- 3.2.3. Diminutives and attenuatives -- 3.3. Adjectival modifiers of the noun -- 3.4. Determiners -- 3.4.1. Articles -- 3.4.2. Demonstratives -- 3.4.3. Numerals and quantifiers -- 3.5. Pronouns -- 3.5.1. Personal pronouns -- 3.5.2. Interrogative pronouns -- 3.5.3. Indefinite and negative pronouns -- 3.5.4. Demonstrative pronouns -- 3.5.5. Possessive pronouns -- 3.6. Possessive noun phrases -- 3.7. Nominal temporal-aspectual markers -- 4. Verbs -- 4.1. Intransitive verbs -- 4.1.1. Active verbs -- 4.1.2. Inactive verbs -- 4.2. Transitive verbs -- 4.3. Ditransitive verbs -- 4.4. Postpositional complement verbs -- 4.5. Irregular verbs -- 4.6. Relational (multiform) verbs -- 4.7. Verbs with increments -- 4.8. Verbs with loss of initial consonant -- 4.9. Verbal negation -- 4.10. Expressing properties of events: tense, aspect, mood/modality, evidentiality -- 4.10.1. Tense -- 4.10.2. Aspect -- 4.10.3. Mood and modality -- 4.10.3.1. Expressing commands -- 4.10.3.1.1. Basic imperative mood -- 4.10.3.1.2. Imperative modalizers -- 4.10.3.1.3. Prohibitive mood -- 4.10.3.2. Expressing possibility and ability -- 4.10.3.3. Expressing obligation and permission -- 4.10.3.4. Expressing desire and volition -- 4.10.3.4.1. Volitivemood -- 4.10.3.4.2. Hortative and optative mood -- 4.10.3.5. Expressing negative evaluations -- 4.11. Verbalizations -- 4.12. Modifiers of the verb -- 4.13. Verb compounds -- 5. Postpositions -- 5.1. Postpositions marking a predicate's complements -- 5.2. Postpositions of place -- 5.3. Postpositions of time -- 5.4. Other postpositions -- 6. Voice -- 6.1. Active voice -- 6.2. Inactive voice -- 6.3. Passive/reflexive/impersonal voice -- 6.3.1. With intransitive verbs: generic and impersonal interpretations -- 6.3.2. With transitive verbs: passive and reflexive interpretations -- 6.4. Reciprocal voice -- 6.5. Antipassive voice -- 6.6. Causative voice -- 6.6.1. Causative voice for intransitive verbs -- 6.6.2. Sociative causative -- 6.6.3. Causative voice for transitive verbs -- 7. Evidentiality -- 7.1. Emphatic and veridical markers -- 7.2. Markers of hearsay -- 7.3. Markers of direct evidence -- 7.4. Markers of reasoned evidence -- 8. Basic clauses -- 8.1. Word order in simple clauses -- 8.2. Predicative and equative clauses -- 8.3. Location and existence clauses -- 8.4. Sentences expressing possession -- 8.4.1. Non-verbal possessive sentences -- 8.4.2. Verbal possessive sentences -- 8.5. Questions -- 9. Quantification -- 10. Degree expressions -- 10.1. Comparatives -- 10.2. Superlatives -- 11. Noun incorporation into the verb -- 12. Complex sentences -- 12.1. Coordinated clauses -- 12.2. Subordinate clauses -- 12.2.1. Relative clauses -- 12.2.2. Complement clauses -- 12.2.3. Adverbial clauses -- 12.2.3.1. Purposive -- 12.2.3.2. Concessive -- 12.2.3.3. Causal -- 12.2.3.4. Conditional -- 12.2.3.5. Manner -- 12.2.3.6. Temporal -- 12.2.3.7. Locative -- 13. Information structure -- 13.1. Focus -- 13.2. Topic -- 14. Order of affixes, clitics and other particles in the predicate -- 15. Common vocabulary -- 15.1. Food -- 15.2. Body parts -- 15.3. Senses -- 15.4. Numbers -- 15.5. Kinship terms -- 15.6. Animals -- 15.7. Time -- 15.8. Dwelling -- 15.9. Colours -- 16. Text samples -- 16.1. Interview -- 16.2. Narrative -- 16.3. Poem -- 16.4. Theatre -- 16.5. Newspaper article -- 17. Paradigms -- 17.1. List of circumfixes -- 17.2. List of prefixes -- 17.3. List of postpositional particles -- 17.4. List of morphemes with consonant allomorphs conditioned by nasal harmony -- 17.4.1. Affixes and clitics -- 17.4.2. Roots -- 17.5. List of relational roots and morphemes -- 17.6. List of aireal verbs -- 18. Common phrases and expressions -- References -- Data sources -- Suggested resources -- General introductions -- Phrasebooks -- Textbooks and online courses -- Dictionaries -- Grammars -- Linguistic overviews -- Online resources -- Online bookshops -- Academic works consulted
Subject Guarani language -- Grammar
Guarani language -- Grammar. fast (OCoLC)fst00948785