By Stefan Dienst
Amazonia is linguistically hugely assorted area with a variety of underdocumented, frequently heavily endangered languages. This paintings is a reference grammar of an Amazonian language spoken within the rainforests of Brazil and Peru. The publication offers a entire perception into the grammatical constitution of Kulina, to be able to be of significant worth to linguistic typologists and anyone attracted to indigenous languages of South the United States.
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In agentive animal names, however, diphthongs are reduplicated. This is an important argument for considering morpheme-final diphthongs to be phonologically monosyllabic and morpheme-internal diphthongs to be phonologically disyllabic. 2) referring to a type of wind instrument. 1. But diphthongs also occur in a number of words which do not appear to be onomatopoetic (and are not loans from Portuguese, either), including a number of proper names. aphái koko kowái Otái Zobái zéi héo ‘duckling’ ‘vocative for pet tortoises’ a man’s name a man’s name ‘hot’ ‘to paint (face/body)’ The words aphái koko ~ apha koko ‘duckling’ and kowái ~ kowa ‘vocative for pet tortoises’ are also attested with a monophthong /a/ instead of the diphthong /ai/.
3 Jutaí There is one Kulina village, Batedor, on the Jutaí river. I met a speaker from Batedor in the town of Jutaí in 2006. His dialect was very close to that of the middle Juruá. 1 General grammatical descriptions There are four general works on Kulina grammar, all of which resulted from Christian missionary work. In her Culina grammar outline from 1963, Arlene Agnew, a missionary of the Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL), presents an analysis of the syntax of the Peruvian Kulina dialect within the theoretical framework of tagmemics.
Her sketch does not include phonology, but information on almost all grammatical morphemes in the dialect described as well as the most important morphophonological processes. The order of verbal suffixes given is not completely accurate. 2). Frank Tiss, author of the Gramática da Língua Madiha (Kulina) published in 2004, worked as a Lutheran missionary in Eirunepé on the Juruá river. His grammar is Brought to you by | New York University Bobst Library Technical Services Authenticated Download Date | 7/26/15 7:31 PM Previous work on the Kulina language and its speakers 11 the most comprehensive work on Kulina preceding the present study.