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Second position clitics in Degema: a reanalysis
(West African Linguistic Society; www.westafricanlinguisticssociety.org, 2015)
This paper reanalyzes so-called second position clitics in Degema as verb-adjacent clitics. The reanalysis is based on the observation that these clitics cannot be separated from the verb by intervening elements. Kari ...
Strategies for naming tourist sites in Botswana
(University of Botswana http://www.ub.bw, 2014)
This paper aims at establishing and discussing the strategies for naming tourist sites in the languages of Botswana using a descriptive approach. In addition, the paper attempts a classification of these tourist sites in ...
On the status of subject markers in African languages
(Joongwon Linguistic Society of Korea, http://submission.jwl.or.kr/sobis/jwl.jsp, 2017)
This paper discusses subject markers in African languages, noting that whereas the grammatical functions of these morphemes are fairly clear; their status as affixes or clitics is not. The unclear status of subject markers ...
Restrictions on the attachment of verbal extensions in Degema
(The Joongwon Linguistic Society of Korea, http://submission.jwl.or.kr/sobis/jwl.jsp, 2016)
This paper discusses restrictions observed in the attachment of verbal extensions to all verb bases in Degema. Kari (1995) discusses verbal extensions in Degema focusing on the number, underlying forms, and phonological ...