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19 Other Dependent Clauses and Further Features of Clause Linking

  • 19.1 Juxtaposition of a dependent clause and a main clause
  • 19.2 Relative clauses
    • 19.2.1 Relative clauses with an inflected verb
    • 19.2.2 Verb-noun compounds as a relativization strategy
    • 19.2.3 Relative clauses and verb-noun compounds: a comparison
  • 19.3 Clause linking via case marker ‘instead’ and suffix ‘like’
  • 19.4 Purposive and desiderative clauses
    • 19.4.1 Purposive clauses
    • 19.4.2 Desiderative clauses
  • 19.5 Speech reports
    • 19.5.1 Speech report constructions and their properties
    • 19.5.2 Direct speech reports
    • 19.5.3 Reported commands as indirect speech reports
    • 19.5.4 Semi-direct speech reports
    • 19.5.5 Syntactic role of speech reports
    • 19.5.6 Polysemous patterns in speech reports
  • 19.6 Clause linking involving connectives
  • 19.7 Juxtaposition of main clauses
  • 19.8 Complementation strategies
  • 19.9 Desubordination of dependent clauses

20 Clause Types and Discourse-Pragmatic Devices

  • 20.1 Major constituents, clause types, and grammatical relations
    • 20.1.1 The structure of noun phrases
    • 20.1.2 The structure of complex predicates
    • 20.1.3 Clause types and their properties
    • 20.1.4 Grammatical relations: an overview
  • 20.2 Constituent order: its syntactic and pragmatic motivations
  • 20.3 Highlighting focus constructions
  • 20.4 Further issues in discourse organization
    • 20.4.1 Linking sentences
    • 20.4.2 Finalizing a paragraph and taking a break
    • 20.4.3 Ellipsis

21 Issues in Semantics and Features of Lexicon

  • 21.1 Verb semantics
    • 21.1.1 ‘Eating’, ‘drinking’, and ‘chewing’: ingestive verbs
    • 21.1.2 ‘Seeing’ and ‘hearing’
    • 21.1.3 Speech verbs
  • 21.2 Polysemy, specificity, and disambiguation: further features of the Manambu lexicon
    • 21.2.1 Specific notions in the Manambu lexicon
    • 21.2.2 How grammar helps disambiguate polysemy
    • 21.2.3 The polysemy of value terms
    • 21.2.4 The notion of ‘real’
    • 21.2.5 Generic verbs
  • 21.3 General noun and general verb
    • 21.3.1 The general noun ma:gw
    • 21.3.2 The ‘lazy’ verb
    • 21.3.3 Similarities and differences between the general noun and the ‘lazy’ verb
  • 21.4 ‘Body’ in the expression of emotions and mental processes
  • 21.5 Speech formulae, greetings, and farewells
    • 21.5.1 Manambu ‘small’ talk
    • 21.5.2 Imperatives in greetings
    • 21.5.3 Further greetings and tokens of ‘speech etiquette’
    • 21.5.4 How to address each other

22 Genetic and Areal Relationships, and New Developments in the Language

  • 22.1 Manambu as a Ndu language
  • 22.2 Discerning the effects of language contact: the Kwoma–Manambu relationship
    • 22.2.1 Linguistic diversity in the Sepik area of New Guinea
    • 22.2.2 Motivations for linguistic similarities
    • 22.2.3 Manambu and Kwoma
  • 22.3 Loans from Western Iatmul and elsewhere
  • 22.4 Influence of Tok Pisin and of English: borrowing and code-switching
    • 22.4.1 Borrowings or code-switches?
    • 22.4.2 Morphological and syntactic integration of Tok Pisin and English code-switches and calques
    • 22.4.3 Functions of code-switches and borrowings
  • 22.5 New developments in Manambu lexicon
  • 22.6 Incipient language obsolescence and perspectives for survival
    • 22.6.1 Signs of language obsolescence
    • 22.6.2 The ‘Manambu revival’ movement and perspectives for language survival
  • Appendix 22.1 Personal pronouns in Ndu languages
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