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Title: Between zero and nothing: transitivity and noun incorporation in Somali
Authors: Tosco, Mauro
Discipline: Center for Somali Studies List of Subjects::Linguistics
Xoghayaha Xarunta Cilmibaarista Soomaaliyeed::Cilmi-afeed
Soggettario Centro Studi Somalo::LINGUISTICA
Keywords: linguistics
noun incorporation
objet pronoun
Somali language
magac ku darid
magacuyaal layeele
incorporazione nominale
pronome oggetto
lingua somala
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company
Type: article
Journal: Studies in Language
Call Number: Originale conservato presso il Centro Studi Somali (
Issue Number: 1
Pages: 83-104
Abstract: The author explores the linguistic strategy in Somali language which recurs to noun incorporation to ensure a generic-object reading - as there is no object pronoun of 3rd person.
Qoraagu wuxuu falanqaynayaa qayb ka mid ah dhismaha Af-soomaaliga, gaar ahaan arrinta la xiriirta maqnaashaha magacuyaalka layeelaha ee qofka saddexaad (lab & dheddig, keli iyo wadar).
L'autore esplora la strategia linguistica del somalo che ricorre all'incorporazione nominale al fine di garantire una lettura generica dell'oggetto - dal momento che il pronome oggetto di terza persona non è esplicitato.
ISSN: 1569–9978
Language: en
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