A Grammar of Tundra Nenets (Mouton Grammar Library [MGL]) by Irina Nikolaeva

By Irina Nikolaeva

The publication is the 1st vast description of Tundra Nenets, a hugely endangered Uralic language spoken in Western Siberia and the north of eu Russia, destined for the foreign linguistic group. Its function is to supply an intensive documentation of all the significant grammatical phenomena within the language. The grammar rather emphasizes the outline of syntax, simply because this has frequently been a truly missed region of Nenets stories. Many syntactic facets haven't acquired a scientific therapy within the current literature or haven't been addressed in any respect. because the present works should not simply on hand, incomplete, or idiosyncratically awarded, Tundra Nenets syntax has performed very little position within the concerns of contemporary linguists, even if extra descriptively or theoretically vulnerable. The ebook is essentially descriptive: it's not meant to handle theoretical questions according to se and the outline isn't intended to be formulated inside a specific framework. in spite of the fact that, it identifies and discusses concerns that are of large typological and theoretical curiosity. the outline is richly exemplified. many of the stated examples are the results of fieldwork performed through the in numerous destinations. they're sentences produced through local audio system both spontaneously or elicited in keeping with questions posed in Russian. different examples are excerpts from unique texts.

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