5 edition of Comparative morphology of the Omotic languages found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-254).
|Statement||M. Lionel Bender.|
|Series||LINCOM studies in African linguistics ;, 19|
|LC Classifications||PJ2561 .B46 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 254 p. :|
|Number of Pages||254|
|LC Control Number||00392295|
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The book then describes the Phonology, Morphology and Syntax of the Language. On phonology, the book treats the sound system, phonological processes and the tonal system of the language. The section on Morphology treats, in part, nominal and verbal morphology of the language.Omotic' discusses case affixes across the family as a whole, ebook some comparisons with Cushitic.
Ebook greater part of the description centres on the languages in Fleming's Gimojan group (Fleming, 'Cushitic and Omotic', in L. Bender et al. (ed.): Language in Ethiopia, London, ). Six are described: Gimira, Yemsa, and the Ometo languages.