A Typological Grammar of Panare

A Cariban Language of Venezuela

Thomas E. Payne & Doris L. Payne, University of Oregon

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ISBN13: 
9789004228214
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9789004242197
Publication Date: 
November 2012
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Hardback
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xviii, 468 pp.
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1876-5580
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5

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ISBN: 
9789004289567
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Eladio Mateo Toledo, CIESAS-Sureste

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Volume: 
10
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004289703
Expected: 
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Alejandra Capistrán Garza, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa

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Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004288331
Expected: 
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Volume: 
7
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004272408
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April 2014

Lev Michael, University of California and Tania Granadillo, University of Western Ontario

Negation in Arawak Languages presents detailed descriptions of negation constructions in nine Arawak languages (Apurinã, Garifuna, Kurripako, Lokono, Mojeño Trinitario, Nanti, Paresi, Tariana, and Wauja), and an overview of negation in this major language family.
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Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004257016
Publication date: 
March 2014

Josh Holden, Université de Montréal

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Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004215443
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January 2013

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This book surveys multi-verb constructions in multiple languages from the Americas, showing a very rich tapestry of typologically unusual constructions, including serial verbs, auxiliaries, co-verbs, phasal verbs. Where possible, a diachronic perspectrive is offered.
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Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004194526
Publication date: 
December 2010

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Volume: 
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Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004173620
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Kaoru Kiyosawa and Donna B. Gerdts, Simon Fraser University

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Volume: 
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Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
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Publication date: 
June 2010

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Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004283800
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