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Applicatives in Ya̧g Dii: morphological and syntactic implications

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Ya̧g Dii (Niger-Congo/Adamawa-Ubangi, Cameroon) has two applicative constructions: a benefactive/malefactive construction, and a comitative/instrumental (‘accompaniment’) construction. The benefactive/malefactive construction licenses the addition of an indirect object with a benefactive, malefactive, or other goal-like role. The construction is often marked by the verbal extension -D; notably, however, an indirect object with a benefactive/malefactive role can appear even if the applicative ...

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10.1515/jall-2018-0012

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Linguistics Philology and Phonetics Faculty
Oxford college:
Linacre College
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0000-0001-5723-5722
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Centre for Advanced Study at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
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Dalrymple, M
Publisher:
De Gruyter
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Journal of African Languages and Linguistics More from this journal
Volume:
39
Issue:
2
Pages:
153–200
Publication date:
2018-11-12
Acceptance date:
2018-05-12
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EISSN:
1613-3811
ISSN:
0167-6164
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pubs:853744
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uuid:d339b2fb-ddb8-4139-936b-bf011e0aee35
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853744
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2018-05-24

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