This book investigates the morphosyntax, semantics and discourse properties of focus and wh -constructions in Hausa, and introduces readers to aspects of the syntax of a major world language unfamiliar to most linguists. Represents the first detailed and comprehensive exposition of focus related constructions in Hausa from the perspective of a major contemporary theoretical framework Explores aspects of the syntax of focus in Hausa which have only recently begun to be described Authoritative and up-to-date ...

Focus in Hausa 2007, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9781405156264

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