SULA 9: Proceedings of the Ninth Conference on the Semantics of Under-Represented Languages in the Americas

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SULA 9: Proceedings of the Ninth Conference on the Semantics of Under-Represented Languages in the Americas
 

Authored by Thuy Bui, Rudmila-Rodica Ivan

This volume contains the proceedings of the ninth annual meeting of the Semantics of Under-Represented Languages in the Americas, held at University of California, Santa Cruz, on May 6-8, 2016. Contents: Illocutionary mirativity: the case of Yucatec Maya bakáan (Scott Anderbois), Modality in Ktunaxa (Heather Burge), The nominal temporal marker -pe in Kuikuro (Bruna Franchetto & Guillaume Thomas), Presuppositional negation in Wapishana (Marcelo Giovannetti & Renato Miguel Basso), Marcelo Giovannetti & Renato Miguel Basso (Kaden Holladay), Temporal implicatures and possessive time in Brazilian Portuguese (Filipe H. Kobayashi), Modeling obviation in Algonquian (Carol-Rose Little & Mary Moroney), Puertorrican Spanish adiós as an exclamative marker (Melissa Nieves-Rivera & Ramón Padilla-Reyes), An experimental study on the meanings of BrP modals
'pode', 'deve' and 'tem que' (Ana Lucia Pessotto), The nominal system in Wapishana (Aruak): first thoughts (Roberta Pires de Oliveira & Marcelo Giovannetti), Existentials and (in)definiteness in Pirahã (Raiane Salles & Lisa Matthewson), Degree Constructions in Brazilian Portuguese and in Karitiana: a challenge to universal parameters (Luciana Sanchez-Mendes), The semantics of object case alternations in Kwak'wala (Katie Sardinha), Concerning the morphosyntactic and semantic properties of Tuparí-'om (Adam Roth Singerman), An investigation of projective content in Kaqchikel (Tammi Stout), The perfect in Chácobo (Pano) in cross-linguistic perspective (Adam J.R. Tallman & Tammi Stout), Number and the expression of the count/mass distinction in English, Brazilian Portuguese and Wapishana:
What is universal? What is variable? (Helena Guerra Vicente & Marcelo Giovannetti).


Publication Date:
2016-12-14
ISBN/EAN13:
1540398536 / 9781540398536
Page Count:
228
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Semantics




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