Verbal morphosyntax in Southwest Mande: elements of reconstruction
 
Kirill Babaev (Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow), babaev@yandex.ru)
 
Journal of Language Relationship, № 11, 2014 - p.13-18
 
The article presents the conference report delivering some of the preliminary results of the collective research project “Towards Proto-Niger-Congo: Comparison and Reconstruction”. It deals with comparative data on Southwest Mande verb morphosyntax and the possibilities of a reconstruction of the proto-language verbal markers.
 
Keywords: Mande languages, reconstruction, verbal system, morphology, syntax, African languages
 
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