A Metagrammatical Approach to Periphrasis in Gwadloupéyen

Emmanuel Schang

Abstract


In this paper, I show that verbal and nominal functional elements of Gwadloupéyen can be described in the Tree-Adjoining Grammar as pertaining to morphological periphrasis. This challenges the claim that Creoles have fully analytical morphology


Keywords


Guadeloupean Creole; periphrasis; Tree-Adjoining Grammar

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13128/QULSO-2421-7220-23842

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