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  1. 1. The inceptive construction and associated topics in Amharic and related languages

    Författare :Desalegn Asfawwesen; Henrik Liljegren; Östen Dahl; Ronny Meyer; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; inceptive construction; insubordination; conjunction; converb; complex predicate; grammaticalization; Amharic; Ethio-Semitic; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis investigates the syntactic features, functions, and diachrony of a complex predicate called ‘the inceptive construction’ which is based on a grammaticalised use of the converbs ‘get up’, ‘pick up’, ‘grasp’, and ‘take’. The languages under investigation are Amharic, Argobba, Harari, Zay, and Selt’i. LÄS MER