Download PDF by Stefan Georg: A Descriptive Grammar of Ket

By Stefan Georg

ISBN-10: 1901903583

ISBN-13: 9781901903584

Linguists and experts on Siberia are mostly conversant in the identify Ket, which designates a small ethnic crew at the Yenisei and their language, commonly considered as a linguistic enigma in lots of respects. Ket is a seriously endangered language with this present day below 500 local audio system. including Yugh, Kott, Arin, Assan and Pumpokol, all of that are thoroughly extinct, it types the Yeniseic family members of languages, which has no identified linguistic relations. This "Grammar of Ket" constitutes the 1st ebook of its type in English and is based as follows: advent; The Kets and their Language; Phonology; Morphology; and, References. A moment quantity is deliberate on Ket Syntax, supported by way of a suite of unique texts with translations and annotations.

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This formula contains the purely "lexical" elements of the Ket verb in the linear order in which they occur in an actual form, separated by hyphens, thus starting with any P7 incorporate46 (cf. 1) at the rightmost edge. This string of lexical elements is then invariably followed by an indication of the conjugation class (I-V, with, if applicable, a subscript indication of morphologically transitive (tr) or intransitive (itr) verbs, cf. 3). , in most cases, il or in, cf. 11)48. With verbs of conjugation classes II and III, the "series" of the P6 (subject and object) markers, which is not predictable, has to be indicated.

In most cases, a few sentences have to suffice to characterize the contributions of the most important personalities in the field. A more detailed account can be found in Vajda 2001, 1-17. This outstanding book contains a remarkably complete bibliography of virtually everything written and published on Yeniseian linguistics and ethnography before the 21st century, and no student of Ket can afford to ever be without it. Readers demanding more information about the works of scholars mentioned in this chapter should open the relevant pages of Vajda's book and will find all of them enumerated, summarized and competently characterized, down to the tiniest newspaper article.

Of the various orthographic conventions for Ket. However, even here, phonetic palatalization is not given, nor is non-phonemic, predictable vowel allophony (especially if leading to [æ], [ø], [ø], [œ] respectively, which are normally reflected in other notational traditions of Ketology). Examples taken from published sources are retranscribed into the notational system used throughout this book, except where noted otherwise, or where phonetic details are central to the discussion. 4. If verbs are quoted as lexical entries, a schematic "verbal formula" is applied throughout.

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