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Chapter one Why correspondences fail
Chapter two The Swahili system of occurrence
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Abunuwas action affirmative and negative affirmative expectation affirmative VM affixes akamwambia analysis asymmetry backgrounded Bantu languages chapter co-occur co-occurrence restrictions context CONTINGENT correlation corresponding count deictic describe discourse discussion distinction distribution example explicit expressed fact Givon grammar Harun Rashid hypothesis idealized cognitive models imperfective aspect inchoative INCLUDES TIME ORIENTATION indicating interpretation ja/ku kama kazi kichwa Kurwa kuwa kwani Lakini language lexical limited marked Maryam message-type narrative native speakers negated events negation markers negative verb negative VM ngali nyumbani Object Prefix opportunity to occur particular past possible pragmatic present probability prototype theory relative clauses relative tense relevant respect sasa semantic contrast semantic domain semantic relationship sentences sign-based signals siku skewing specific SPECIFIED FOR ASSERTION subjunctive suffix suggests Swahili temporal boundedness tense-aspect system tense-aspect-modality tion tive truth-conditional truth-conditional semantics UNSPECIFIED verb stem watu wewe yake
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Toward a Calculus of Meaning: Studies in Markedness, Distinctive Features ...
Edna Andrews,Y. Tobin
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