By Nora C. England
This is the 1st full-length reference grammar of Mam, a Mayan language spoken this day via over 400,000 humans within the western highlands of Guatemala and the nation of Chiapas, Mexico. the results of over 3 years of intensive fieldwork in Guatemala, A Grammar of Mam, a Mayan Language is predicated at the dialect of Mam spoken through 12,000 humans in San Ildefonso Ixtahuacan within the division of Huehuetenango, Guatemala.
England organizes A Grammar of Mam in response to complementary rules: to investigate Mam following essentially conventional degrees of grammatical description and to offer fabric in the sort of approach that the history details beneficial for realizing each one subject of debate shall were formerly supplied. for that reason, England's research of the sound procedure and morphophonemic techniques of Mam is via an outline of the features of root, inflectional, and derivational morphology. Chapters on word constitution precede chapters on sentence-level syntax.
A Grammar of Mam is of specific curiosity in studying a Mayan language that's either syntactically and morphologically ergative and that's cutting edge towards strengthening the ergative process. certainly in any respect degrees of linguistic association Mam is leading edge, and hence it really is uniquely fascinating either traditionally and theoretically.
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