The Structure of Jacaltec

La Estructura de Jacalteco

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Subject LanguagePopti'
Language PID(s)ailla:119519
Title [Indigenous]
Language of Indigenous Title
TitleThe Structure of Jacaltec
Language CommunityJacaltenango
Country(ies)United States
Place CreatedAustin, Texas
Date Created1977
Description [Indigenous]
Language of Indigenous Description
DescriptionBased on nineteen months of field work in Jacaltenango, Guatemala, this volume is a reference grammar of the common syntactic features of Jacaltec, giving special emphasis to the structure of complex sentences. The author analyzes such universal linguistic phenomena as relativization, pronominalization, and complementation. The Structure of Jacaltec also address such language specific phenomena as noun classifier deletion and disambiguation by deletion.
Source Note
ReferencesCraig, Colette Grinevald. 1977. The Structure of Jacaltec. Austin: University of Texas Press.
Contributor(s) Individual / RoleGrinevald, Colette (Author)
Contributor(s) Corporate / RoleUniversity of Texas Press (Publisher)

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