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A complex system of complex predicates: tense, taxis, aspect and mood in Basse Mandinka from a grammaticalisation and cognitive perspective
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The present work analyses the Basse Mandinka tense-taxis-aspect-mood verbal system within the framework of cognitive and grammaticalisation linguistics and from the perspective of complexity theory. The ...
The map of ti in Kituba - testing and expanding the typological model of the polysemy of conjunctive coordinators
(Department of Linguistics and the African Studies Center, University of California, 2019)
The present article analyzes the polysemy of the element ti in Kituba from the perspective of cognitive linguistics, by applying the framework of dynamic semantic maps and waves. The qualitative and quantitative corpus ...