Comparative constructions in Murui (Witotoan, Northwest Amazonia)

Wojtylak, Katarzyna I. (2018) Comparative constructions in Murui (Witotoan, Northwest Amazonia). Linguistic Discovery, 16 (1). pp. 162-182.

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Abstract

This paper focuses on the forms and functions of various comparative constructions found in Murui, a Witotoan language of Northwest Amazonia (Colombia, Peru). It analyses different types of comparative construction, their forms and semantics. This includes a set of special markers that express comparison, as well as those forms that are used in equative and similative constructions.

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Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1537-0852
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Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2018 03:10
FoR Codes: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2004 Linguistics > 200408 Linguistic Structures (incl Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics) @ 100%
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