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The negation of stative relation clauses in the Mordvin Languages

By: Arja Hamari

Price: $98.00

Publisher: Finland, Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2007

Seller ID: 116295

ISBN: 9525150976

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This is a study of the characteristics of negative clauses that express stative relations in the two Mordvin languages, Erzya and Moksha. Prototypical predications of stative relations include expressions such as proper inclusion, equation, attribution, location, existence and possession. In the Mordvin languages, predication of these clause types differs from the patterns of action predication and the resulting differences also manifest themselves in negative constructions. The approach of this study is twofold: Mordvin stative relation clauses are dealt with from the viewpoint of negation an... View more info