Title: A Grammar of Upriver Halkomelem (UC ...
Publisher: Ewing, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Univ of California Pr
Publication Date: 1994
Book Condition: Good
667 pp., illustrations, bibliography. ex-library, rebound as hardcover, 1 label on spine, 1 label across spine, stamp & label inside front cover, stamp on 1st blank page, stamp on copyright page, label on last blank page, label inside back cover, includes 2 maps & color chart in pocket, text unmarked, good binding 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 0520096193AMA072713
Synopsis: This first published grammar of Halkomelem, an endangered Northwest Coast Indian language, includes chapters on phonetics and phonemics, morphophonemics, each of the word classes, the syntax, the semantics and sememics, and morphosememics (describing domain memberships and systematic alternations of meaning in derivation). The author proposes a new comprehensive theory of semantics and also maps place names and color terms.
Language Notes: Text: English
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