A Grammar of Huallaga (Huánuco) Quechua
This is a comprehensive, nonformal description of a Quechua language of central Peru, incorporating both structural and functional insights. Topics include: the demographic situation, an introduction to the syntax, word and suffix classes, morphology, case relations, passives, substantive phrases, relative clauses, complements, adverbial clauses, reduplication, question formation, negation, conjunction, evidential suffixes, the topic marker, idioms and formulaic expressions, phonology, and loan processes.
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achka adverbial clause afar aspectual auxiliary become benefactive causativized cause chapter chaw LOC Chawra chay Chay-chaw Chay-naw co-lexicalized co-occur complement compound perfect condor derived discussed in section event Examples follow express formed frog glossed hatun Huaraz Hwan indirect objects intransitive verb ka-n ka-ra-n ka-yka-n kama kill kuna llapan loan translations main clause mana marking means roughly modifier morphemes motion Nirkur Nnin noqa noun phrase ntin object marker occurs Order of Post-Transition pacha paq PUR participle passive person markers person object pita ABL plural possessive suffix Post-Transition Suffixes pre-transition suffixes Quechua Quechua languages refers relative clauses runa second person shka shpa simple sleep Spanish speaker stative/durative subordinate substantive phrase substantivized sumaq superordinate clause switch reference syntactic tense that-SIM there-LOC third person transition valence vowels