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Author: Matt Coler

/reciprocal -si, results in a word meaning ‘coexist’, used in (758). The word ut.ja-si- cannot be used in this context. (758) Suma utht’asiñiritaynaw. {suma ut.j.t’a-si-ñ(a)-ʋ-iri-ʋ-tayna-w(a)} good live.together-refl-anmz-cop.vbz-ag-cop.vbz-3dis-decl ‘How good communal life was!’ [JMF2.20] verbal suffixes 287 7

In: A Grammar of Muylaq' Aymara

Chadic, Frajzyngier 2012), like Pero and Mina, has not grammaticalized the noun corresponding to ‘head’ as a marker coding the point-of-view of the affected subject. As demonstrated in the present section, this fact supports the hypothesis that the grammaticalization of some functions can be motivated by

In: Embodiment in Cross-Linguistic Studies

related to ‘perceived characteristics’ of the Murui-Muina people, that motivated such a pejorative denotation. For instance, for the Carijona, one of the most representative features of the Murui is their ‘cunning’ (David Guerrero, p.c.). In the course of time, the term Murui-Muina was adopted by rubber

In: A Grammar of Murui (Bue)
Author: Rosa Vallejos

the language. Second, there is a consensus among anthropolo- gists and historians alike that the Kukama-Kukamiria and Omaguas living in Peru are descended from the Tupí ethnic group. As has been pointed out by Lathtrap (1970), Chaumeil (1981), Rivas (2000), among many others, the migra- tion of Tupí

In: A grammar of Kukama-Kukamiria

describe these nom markers as classifiers since they are semantically motivated expressions, originating in nouns, which assign nouns to a specific semantic class: ([+animate, +human] versus [+animate, -human]). Moreover, they are not obligatory, so these only modify nouns when the speaker specifies

In: A Description of Papiamentu
Author: José L. Magro

linguistic resistance, and using a mixed-methodology, this study seeks to shed light on identity performance among urban music ( UM ) affiliated individuals from Hispanic immigrant backgrounds living in the Washington, DC ( DC ) metropolitan area (from now on Da  DMV , an emic term described further in

In: Spanish across Domains in the United States
Author: José L. Magro

linguistic resistance, and using a mixed-methodology, this study seeks to shed light on identity performance among urban music ( UM ) affiliated individuals from Hispanic immigrant backgrounds living in the Washington, DC ( DC ) metropolitan area (from now on Da  DMV , an emic term described further in

In: Spanish across Domains in the United States
Author: Stuart Strange

ontological grounds for, and the pragmatic experience of, sociality. This invites the re-conceptualization of Ndyuka political life through their assumptions about what a person is in relation to others, showing how the paradigmatic categories of Ndyuka discourse like the matriline and the clan, are created

In: Maroon Cosmopolitics

obligations, as well as the need for kin who are living on the coast and inland to travel to the forest and the villages. Such changes can be associated with migration from the interior to the Guianese coast, a process that increased in the late 1960s and intensified after the Interior War (1986

In: Maroon Cosmopolitics
Author: Sally Price

the introduction of a monetary economy, transforming key aspects of daily life, from patterns of subsistence to understandings about gender. For example, while all men once hunted in the forest to provide meat within the villages, hunting has now become a specialized activity and the game is sold

In: Maroon Cosmopolitics