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Author Van Eijk, Jan
Title The Lillooet Language : Phonology, Morphology, Syntax
Imprint Vancouver : UBC Press, 1997
©1997
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Descript 1 online resource (313 pages)
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Series First Nations Languages Series
First Nations Languages Series
Note Intro -- Contents -- Figures and Maps -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Symbols and Abbreviations -- Part 1: Phonology -- 1 Phonemes: General Information and Phonetic Data -- 1.1 Retracted versus non-retracted phonemes -- 1.2 Dental, velar, and uvular glides -- 1.3 Laryngeal, velar, and uvular resonants -- 1.4 Dentals, laterals, and palatals -- 1.5 Stress -- 1.6 Questions of word phonology -- 1.7 Distribution of phonemes -- 1.8 Neutralizations -- 1.9 Phonetic data: details and special questions -- 2 Movement of the Stress -- 2.1 Roots and suffixes -- 2.2 Combinations with enclitics -- 2.3 Combinations with prefixes -- 3 Distribution of Schwa -- 3.1 Cases #REC and #RC -- 3.2 Elision of schwa -- 3.3 Schwa and obstruents -- 3.4 Schwa and resonants -- 3.5 The status of? -- 4 Internal Sandhi -- 4.1 Vowel-consonant alternations and h-epenthesis -- 4.2 Reduction of full root vowels -- 4.3 Elision of stem-final-as -- 4.4 Morphophonemic changes of consonants -- 5 Retracted Phonemes -- 5.1 Retracted roots -- 5.2 Retraction of suffixes -- 5.3 Retraction of the nominalizer s- -- 5.4 Background of retraction -- 6 Structure of Roots -- 6.1 Roots: basic characteristics and main types -- 6.2 Roots CVC -- 6.3 Roots CVCC -- 6.4 Roots CCVC -- 6.5 Roots CVCVC -- 6.6 Roots CVCVC -- 6.7 Residual types -- 7 Special Questions -- 7.1 Aphaeresis and syncope -- 7.2 Slow song speech -- 7.3 Rhetorical lengthening -- 7.4 Nursery talk -- 7.5 Treatment of borrowings -- Part 2: Morphology -- 8 Introduction to Morphology -- 8.1 Variable words -- 8.2 Invariable words -- 8.3 Clitics -- 9 The Nominalizer s- -- 10 Stem-Forming Prefixes -- 10.1 Productive stem-forming prefixes -- 10.2 Unproductive prefixes -- 11 Compounding -- 12 Reduplication -- 12.1 Survey of basic types -- 12.2 Initial reduplication -- 12.3 Final reduplication -- 12.4 Consonant reduplication
12.5 Total reduplication: types (4a) to (4c) -- 12.6 Total reduplication: type (4d) -- 13 Interior Glottalization -- 13.1 Cases C1V?C2 -- 13.2 Cases C?VC -- 14 Aspectual Suffixes -- 14.1 The suffix -p -- 14.2 The suffix -em -- 14.3 The suffix-t -- 14.4 The combination n-..-tem -- 14.5 Conditioned suffixes -- 15 Lexical Suffixes -- 15.1 Lexical suffixes: combinations -- 15.2 Primary lexical suffixes -- 15.3 Connectives -- 15.4 Residual suffixes -- 16 Abstract Suffixes -- 17 Reflexive and Reciprocal Suffixes -- 17.1 Reflexive suffixes -- 17.2 Reciprocal suffixes -- 18 Intransitivizers and Transitivizers -- 18.1 Plain stems -- 18.2 Somatic suffixes and (in)transitivizers -- 18.3 Non-somatic suffixes and (in)transitivizers -- 18.4 Nominal stems and (in)transitivizers -- 18.5 Abstract suffixes and (in)transitivizers -- 18.6 The reflexive suffix-cut -- 18.7 Reflexive and reciprocal suffixes: detransitivization and retransitivization -- 18.8 Stative and resultative forms -- 18.9 Summary of (in)transitivizers -- 19 Numerals and Numerical Substitutes -- 19.1 Cardinals and numerical substitutes -- 19.2 Suffixation -- 19.3 Special questions -- 19.4 Ordinals, numerical adverbs, and numerical-distributive adverbs -- 20 Verbal Substitutes -- 20.1. Interrogative verbs -- 20.2 Relator-verbs -- 21 Summary of Stem Formation -- 21.1 Formal operations -- 21.2 Aspect -- 21.3 Control -- 21.4 Transposition -- 22 Personal Affixation -- 22.1 Survey of affixes -- 22.2 The possessive paradigm -- 22.3 Simple intransitive and transitive paradigms -- 22.4. Complex forms -- 22.5 Special questions -- 22.6 Object-and subject-centred forms -- 22.7 Indirect object-centred forms (nominalized transitives) -- 22.8 Summary of complements, nominal forms, and factual forms -- 23 Invariable Words: General Remarks -- 24 Personal Pronouns and Related Substitutes -- 24.1 Personal pronouns
24.2 Interrogative and indefinite pronouns -- 24.3 Evasive pronouns -- 24.4 Possessive substitutes -- 24.5 The anticipatory pronoun nit -- 24.6 Remaining non-local substitutes -- 25 Demonstrative Pronouns -- 25.1 Demonstrative pronouns: basic information -- 25.2 Suffixation with -wna/-na -- 25.3 Special forms after prepositions -- 26 Demonstrative Adverbs -- 26.1 Local deictics -- 26.2 Temporal deictics -- 27 Proper Nouns -- 27.1 Make-up of proper nouns -- 27.2 Use of proper nouns -- 27.3 Generic pet-names -- 28 Full-Word Conjunctions and Adverbs (Particles) -- 28.1 Conjunctions -- 28.2 Adverbs -- 29 Sentence-Equivalents -- 29.1 List of sentence-equivalents -- 29.2 Variable words as sentence-equivalents -- 30 Greetings, Exclamations, and Interjections -- 30.1 Greetings and related expressions -- 30.2 Exclamations and interjections -- 31 Articles -- 31.1 Formal aspects -- 31.2 Semantics of the articles: general information -- 31.3 The category 'known': 'present' versus 'absent' -- 31.4 The category 'unknown' -- 31.5 The articles kw and wî -- 31.6 Special questions -- 32 Enclitics -- 32.1 Individual enclitics -- 32.2 The enclitic a 'reinforcement' -- 32.3 Combinations of enclitics -- 32.4 Combinations of enclitics: special cases -- 32.5 Enclitics after indicative and subjunctive forms -- 33 Proclitic Conjunctions -- 33.1 The conjunction ?e 'before' -- 33.2 The conjunction kwu 'attribute-connector' -- 34 Prepositions -- 34.1 Primary prepositions -- 34.2 Secondary prepositions -- Part 3: Syntax -- 35 Introduction to Syntax -- 36 Mono-Clausal Sentences -- 36.1 Word order: general information -- 36.2 Auxiliaries: types and use -- 37 Multi-Clausal Sentences -- 37.1 kw-constructions -- 37.2 s-constructions -- 37.3 t-constructions -- 37.4 Subjunctive (c) constructions -- 38 Syntax: Special Questions -- 38.1 The use of the passive
38.2 The structure of complex complements -- 38.3 Possessive complements -- 38.4 Single expression of the plural -- 38.5 Focusing elements -- Appendixes -- 39 A LillooetText -- 39.1 Text: 'Máhyeqs and the Mouse' -- 39.2 Comments -- 40 Comparison of Lillooet Orthographies -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Z
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Subject Lillooet language -- Grammar.;British Columbia -- Languages
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