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ERIC Number: ED070351
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 492
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L'Enonce Toura-Cote d'Ivoire (The Spoken Language of Toura-Ivory Coast).
Bearth, Thomas
The spoken language of Toura, a language spoken by nearly 20,000 inhabitants of a mountainous region situated in the north of Man, the administrative center of the West Ivory Coast, is systematically analyzed in this linguistic study. Sixteen major chapters include: (1) grammatical generalizations, (2) phonemic unities, (3) classification of phonemes, (4) tones, (5) syllables, (6) phonology: the word, (7) phonology: the sentence, (8) grammatical generalizations, (9) type of utterance, (10) lexical syntagms, (11) lexical themes, (12) the aspect-mode system: enunciated mode, (13) the aspect-mode system: determinative mode, (14) the aspect-mode system: participial mode, (15) the emphatic utterance, and (16) segmentation, incorporation, hypotaxis, and parataxis. Notes, abbreviations, index, list of diagrams and illustrations, and references are included. (RL)
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Authoring Institution: Oklahoma Univ., Norman. Summer Inst. of Linguistics.