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By Osahito Miyaoka

The quantity is a big grammar of critical Alaskan Yupik (CAY). it's the end result of the author's linguistic reviews performed in Alaska and in different places due to the fact round 1960, with advice of many local audio system. critical Alaskan Yupik is at present the main full of life of the 19 closing local Alaskan languages. Descriptive in nature, large and deep, this grammar is of typological and of ethnological/anthropological curiosity. Given the seriously endangered nation of the language, this a lot of descriptive linguistic fabric is with out comparability within the field.

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5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 8. 1. 2. 1. 2. 3. 1. 2. 3. 1. 2. 5. 1. 2. 3. 6. 7. 8. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Abbreviations and conventions Different kinds of abbreviations (one-, two-, three- or two-letter) are used for mnemonic help, some with differentiating subscripts. 1576– 1604). ) C E EAPL EADV F G N P (P1, P2, …) R S Sa T V V agent impersonal agent (primary or extended) agent of upper-clause complex transitives demoted A, P, T, … consonant extended argument applicative adversative fricative genitive (1) noun/nominal (stem, inflection); (2) nasal patient phonological rules ditransitive recipient intransitive subject agentive/active intransitive subject ditransitive theme (1) verb (stem, inflection); (2) vowel full vowel (vowel other than /ܺ/) du.

Wa| (~ | ZD|) ........................................................................... 1. Occurrence with |-Ѥi-| .................................................................. 2. |ima| ‘you know’ ......................................................................... 3. ’ ....................................................... 4. Miscellaneous particles .............................................................. 3. Without a non-inflecting word ...................................................

1. Locational P .................................................................................. 2. Impersonal and personal A ........................................................... 3. Denominal stems with impersonal A ........................................... 5. Transitivization (suffix-derived) .................................................. 897 Chapter 34 Bivalent (monotransitive) stems ................................................................. 1. Agentive stems (S=A) ..................................................................

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