the Tigre Language of Gindá, Eritrea : Short Grammar and Texts.

By: Hauser-Schäublin, BrigittaContributor(s): Elias, DavidSeries: Studies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics SerPublisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2014Copyright date: ©2014Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (302 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789004271203Subject(s): Tigré language -- Grammar.;Tigré language -- Dialects -- Eritrea.;Tigrinya (African people)Genre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: the Tigre Language of Gindá, Eritrea : Short Grammar and TextsDDC classification: 492/.827 LOC classification: PJ9131 -- .E45 2014ebOnline resources: Click to View
Contents:
Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- List of Tables -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Tigre -- 1.2 Tigre of Ginda' -- 1.3 The Literature -- 1.4 The Informants -- 1.5 Research Methodology and Text Presentation -- 1.6 Limitations -- 1.7 Abbreviations -- 2 Phonology -- 2.1 Table of Consonants -- 2.2 Ejectives -- 2.3 Plosives -- 2.4 Fricatives -- 2.5 Affricates -- 2.6 Nasals -- 2.7 Flaps/Trills -- 2.8 The Lateral l -- 2.9 Semi-vowels -- 2.10 Table of Vowels -- 2.11 i, u, e, and o -- 2.12 ə -- 2.13 a and ā -- 2.14 Diphthongs -- 2.15 VyV Sequences -- 2.16 Stress -- 2.17 Sentence Boundary Jumping -- 2.18 Morphophonemics -- 3 Morphology-Pronouns, Nouns, and Adjectives -- 3.1 Independent Personal Pronouns -- 3.2 Independent Genitive Pronoun -- 3.3 Independent Deictics and Reflexives -- 3.4 Affixed Nominative Pronouns -- 3.5 Suffixed Genitive Pronouns -- 3.6 Suffixed Object Pronouns -- 3.7 The Relative Particle -- 3.8 Interrogative Pronouns and Pro-Adjectives -- 3.9 Nouns-Base Forms and Gender -- 3.10 Nouns-Number -- 3.11 Nouns-Definiteness -- 3.12 Derived Nouns -- 3.13 Days of the Week -- 3.14 Adjectives-Gender and Number -- 3.15 Denominative Adjectives -- 3.16 Numerals -- 4 Morphology-Verbs -- 4.1 The Copula -- 4.2 The Verb of Existence -- 4.3 Possession and Compulsion -- 4.4 The Reference Form and De-Verbal Forms -- 4.5 The Four Conjugations -- 4.6 Compound Verbal Constructions -- 4.7 Overview of Verbal Stems -- 4.8 A Stem Verbs -- 4.9 B Stem Verbs -- 4.10 C Stem Verbs -- 4.11 D, Q, and D/Q Stem Verbs -- 4.12 B Passive Stem Verbs -- 4.13 tə-A/B Stem Verbs -- 4.14 C Passive and tə-C Stem Verbs -- 4.15 Q Passive, tə-Q, and tə-D/Q Stem Verbs -- 4.16 'a-A, 'a-B, and 'at-C Stem Verbs -- 4.17 Other Verbal Patterns -- 4.18 The Negative of the Verb -- 5 Morphology-Adverbs, Prepositions, and Conjunctions -- 5.1 Adverbs -- 5.2 Prepositions -- 5.3 Conjunctions.
6 Syntax -- 6.1 Noun Phrases -- 6.2 Prepositional Phrases, Adverbs, and Adverbial Expressions -- 6.3 Nominal, Adverbial, and Existential Clauses -- 6.4 Simple Sentences -- 6.5 Subordinate Clauses -- 6.6 Relative Clauses -- 6.7 Interrogative Clauses -- 7 Lexicography and Language Contact -- 7.1 Arabic -- 7.2 Tigrinya -- 7.3 Other Languages -- Appendix I -- Appendix II -- Bibliography -- Subject Index.
Summary: In The Tigre Language of Gindaˁ, Eritrea, David L. Elias documents the dialect of the Tigre language spoken in the town of Gindaˁ, Eritrea (East Africa). Basic aspects of grammar, as well as texts in phonetic transcription, are provided.
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Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- List of Tables -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Tigre -- 1.2 Tigre of Ginda' -- 1.3 The Literature -- 1.4 The Informants -- 1.5 Research Methodology and Text Presentation -- 1.6 Limitations -- 1.7 Abbreviations -- 2 Phonology -- 2.1 Table of Consonants -- 2.2 Ejectives -- 2.3 Plosives -- 2.4 Fricatives -- 2.5 Affricates -- 2.6 Nasals -- 2.7 Flaps/Trills -- 2.8 The Lateral l -- 2.9 Semi-vowels -- 2.10 Table of Vowels -- 2.11 i, u, e, and o -- 2.12 ə -- 2.13 a and ā -- 2.14 Diphthongs -- 2.15 VyV Sequences -- 2.16 Stress -- 2.17 Sentence Boundary Jumping -- 2.18 Morphophonemics -- 3 Morphology-Pronouns, Nouns, and Adjectives -- 3.1 Independent Personal Pronouns -- 3.2 Independent Genitive Pronoun -- 3.3 Independent Deictics and Reflexives -- 3.4 Affixed Nominative Pronouns -- 3.5 Suffixed Genitive Pronouns -- 3.6 Suffixed Object Pronouns -- 3.7 The Relative Particle -- 3.8 Interrogative Pronouns and Pro-Adjectives -- 3.9 Nouns-Base Forms and Gender -- 3.10 Nouns-Number -- 3.11 Nouns-Definiteness -- 3.12 Derived Nouns -- 3.13 Days of the Week -- 3.14 Adjectives-Gender and Number -- 3.15 Denominative Adjectives -- 3.16 Numerals -- 4 Morphology-Verbs -- 4.1 The Copula -- 4.2 The Verb of Existence -- 4.3 Possession and Compulsion -- 4.4 The Reference Form and De-Verbal Forms -- 4.5 The Four Conjugations -- 4.6 Compound Verbal Constructions -- 4.7 Overview of Verbal Stems -- 4.8 A Stem Verbs -- 4.9 B Stem Verbs -- 4.10 C Stem Verbs -- 4.11 D, Q, and D/Q Stem Verbs -- 4.12 B Passive Stem Verbs -- 4.13 tə-A/B Stem Verbs -- 4.14 C Passive and tə-C Stem Verbs -- 4.15 Q Passive, tə-Q, and tə-D/Q Stem Verbs -- 4.16 'a-A, 'a-B, and 'at-C Stem Verbs -- 4.17 Other Verbal Patterns -- 4.18 The Negative of the Verb -- 5 Morphology-Adverbs, Prepositions, and Conjunctions -- 5.1 Adverbs -- 5.2 Prepositions -- 5.3 Conjunctions.

6 Syntax -- 6.1 Noun Phrases -- 6.2 Prepositional Phrases, Adverbs, and Adverbial Expressions -- 6.3 Nominal, Adverbial, and Existential Clauses -- 6.4 Simple Sentences -- 6.5 Subordinate Clauses -- 6.6 Relative Clauses -- 6.7 Interrogative Clauses -- 7 Lexicography and Language Contact -- 7.1 Arabic -- 7.2 Tigrinya -- 7.3 Other Languages -- Appendix I -- Appendix II -- Bibliography -- Subject Index.

In The Tigre Language of Gindaˁ, Eritrea, David L. Elias documents the dialect of the Tigre language spoken in the town of Gindaˁ, Eritrea (East Africa). Basic aspects of grammar, as well as texts in phonetic transcription, are provided.

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