QUIS data from Buli, Konni and Baatonum. With notes on the comparative approach

Schwarz, Anne (2011) QUIS data from Buli, Konni and Baatonum. With notes on the comparative approach. Interdisciplinary Studies on Information Structure, 16. pp. 1-48.

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[Extract] The collection of primary data in several less-known and under-documented Gur and Kwa languages (Niger-Congo) represented an integral part of the work undertaken by project B1. The project was conducting an inductive investigation on focus expressions (phase 1) and on the interaction between information structure and grammar (phase 2) on the empirical basis of data from 19 languages (Aja, Akan, Anii, Awutu-Efutu, Baatɔnum, Buli, Byali, Dagbani, Ditammari, Ewe, Fon, Foodo, Gurene, Konkomba, Konni, Lelemi, Nateni, Waama, Yom), supported by data on three additional languages kindly provided by Kézié Koyenzi Lébikaza (Kabiye) and Klaus Beyer (Moore and Pana). The aim of this chapter is to briefly outline the nature of a part of the collected data with illustrations from the Gur languages Buli, Kɔnni and Baatɔnum, followed by a chapter with data from the Gur and Kwa languages Yom, Aja, Anii and Foodo by Ines Fiedler. Together, both chapters document a small fraction of the data collections that fed the B1 corpus which was established between 2003–2009.

Item ID: 15727
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1866-4725
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Schwarz, A. & Fiedler, I. (2011). Linguistic Fieldnotes III: Information Structure in Gur and Kwa Languages Working Papers of the SFB632, Interdisciplinary Studies on Information Structure (ISIS) 16. Potsdam: Universitätsverlag Potsdam.

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