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ERIC Number: ED260576
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Jul
Pages: 216
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Work Papers of the Summer Institute of Linguistics, University of North Dakota Session, Volume 28.
Derbyshire, Desmond C., Ed.
Six papers resulting from the fieldwork projects of members of the Summer Institute of Linguistics program at the University of North Dakota include: "A Relational Grammar Approach to Kera Syntax" (Janet K. Camburn), a syntactic study of an Afroasiatic language; "Clitic Doubling and M-Chains in Piraha" (Dan Everett), examining the applicability of Government and Binding Theory and additional principles to Piraha's clitic doubling without a special Case assigner; "A Beginning Sketch of the Huastec Noun Phrase" (Abdias Pablo E., Daniel Everett, James Walker), a preliminary analysis of noun phrases of a Mayan language; "Evidence for a Yaguan-Zaparoan Connection" (Doris L. Payne), which examines the shared features suggesting a genetic relationship between Peba-Yaguan and Zaparoan languages; "Locational Relations in Yagua Narrative" (Thomas E. Payne), an investigation of the role of location and direction in the organization of morphosyntax and discourse of a lowland Peruvian language; and "New Approaches to Coping with Stress: A Case Study in Conchucos Quechua" (Anne M. Stewart), demonstrating the effectiveness of the metrical approach to a stress system not previously studied. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Summer Inst. of Linguistics, Huntington Beach, CA.