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By Jeffrey Heath

It is a complete description of Tamashek Tuareg spoken in Mali. The forms coated during this quantity are these of Tamashek within the slim feel, with the exception of Tawellemett yet together with the opposite Malian types (Goundam, Timbuktu, Gao, Ansongo, Kidal, and the Gourma sector south of the Niger River together with Gosi and the outskirts of Hombori).

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G. adverbials, including PPs with nominal complement) come at the end of the clause, though as noted above pronominal PPs are usually cliticized. (15) a. ') b. potato c. ' edi dog dar too 18 2 Overview Regardless of whether a subject NP is present, the pronominal category of the subject is expressed on the verb. Thus ajjass-asn 'they-Ma entered', or with explicit subject NP sjjaes-gen medd-aen 'men entered'. 3, above). This does not apply to an object noun, even when it immediately follows the verb.

The other relevant alternation involves stem-initial d in verb classes where a stem-initial C is geminated in certain stems including the PerfP (but not the Imprt or the long imperfectives). An example is 'become angry', with PerfP -addukras-t alongside LoImpfP -t-idakru-t. Note that the geminated form is dd rather than ιtt. ι The data can be summarized in (23). 1 Segments (23) 31 Geminated Counterpart of d dd I tt I a) inflectable verb stems have medial d and dd. b) inflectable verb stems have initial d and dd c) inflectable verb stems have medial d, nominals have dd.

The other relevant alternation involves stem-initial d in verb classes where a stem-initial C is geminated in certain stems including the PerfP (but not the Imprt or the long imperfectives). An example is 'become angry', with PerfP -addukras-t alongside LoImpfP -t-idakru-t. Note that the geminated form is dd rather than ιtt. ι The data can be summarized in (23). 1 Segments (23) 31 Geminated Counterpart of d dd I tt I a) inflectable verb stems have medial d and dd. b) inflectable verb stems have initial d and dd c) inflectable verb stems have medial d, nominals have dd.

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