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Sentence Type and Association with Focus in Aymara

  • Sentence type marking is realized by two suffixes in Aymara, one marks declaratives and the other polar sentences (polar questions and negated sentences) by picking out one or two propositions, respectively. A third suffix, initially associated with wh-questions, turns out to be a (scalar) additive and unrelated to sentence type. The sentence-type-related suffixes associate with focus and the additive can associate with focus by attaching to the focused constituent.

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Author:Claudius Klose
ISSN:1614-4708 (print)
ISSN:1866-4725 (online)
Parent Title (English):Interdisciplinary studies on information structure : ISIS ; working papers of the SFB 632
Publisher:Universitätsverlag Potsdam
Place of publication:Potsdam
Document Type:Article
Year of first Publication:2015
Year of Completion:2015
Publishing Institution:Universität Potsdam
Release Date:2015/11/13
Tag:Association with Focus; Aymara; Focus; Sentence Type
First Page:63
Last Page:86
Organizational units:Zentrale und wissenschaftliche Einrichtungen / Sonderforschungsbereich 632 - Informationsstruktur
Dewey Decimal Classification:8 Literatur / 80 Literatur, Rhetorik, Literaturwissenschaft / 800 Literatur und Rhetorik
Publication Way:Open Access
Collections:Universität Potsdam / Schriftenreihen / Interdisciplinary studies on information structure : ISIS ; working papers of the SFB 632, ISSN 1866-4725 / ISIS (2015) 19
Licence (German):License LogoKeine Nutzungslizenz vergeben - es gilt das deutsche Urheberrecht