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Author Everett, Daniel Leonard.

Title Wari : the Pacaas Novos language of western Brazil / Daniel L. Everett and Barbara Kern.

Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.

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 UniM Bail  498.3 EVER    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 512 pages, 1 unnumbered page : 24 cm.
Series Descriptive grammars.
Descriptive grammars.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page513) and index.
Contents 0. Overview of 'Oro Nao' Grammar -- 1. Syntax. 1.1. General questions. 1.2. Structural questions. 1.3. Coordination. 1.4. Negation. 1.5. Anaphora. 1.6. Reflexives. 1.7. Reciprocals. 1.8. Comparison. 1.9. Equative. 1.10. Possession. 1.11. Emphasis. 1.12. Topic and thematic marking. 1.13. Heavy shift. 1.14. Other movement processes. 1.15. Minor sentence types. 1.16. Operational definitions for word classes -- 2. Morphology. 2.1. Inflection. 2.2. Derivational morphology -- 3. Phonology. 3.1. Phonological units (segments). 3.2. Phonotactics. 3.3. Suprasegmentals. 3.4. Morphophonology (segmental). 3.5. Morphophonology (suprasegmental) -- 4. Ideophones and Interjections. 4.1. Ideophones. 4.2. Interjections -- 5. Lexicon. 5.1. Structured semantic fields. 5.2. Basic vocabulary -- 6. Texts. 6.1. Wirin - the origin of corn. 6.2. How a man becomes a shaman.
Other author Kern, Barbara, 1946-
Subject Pakaasnovos language -- Grammar, Generative.
Pakaasnovos language -- Morphology.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Word formation.
ISBN 0415009995 (hc)