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The future in Logoori oral texts

Sarvasy, Hannah


Bantu languages are renowned for their complex tense and aspect systems. Tense reference in Bantu languages is also known to have variable application, often depending on information structure or the scale of the time frames involved. With apparently four positive polarity future tense inflections, the Luyia Bantu language Logoori (JE41) nearly tops the future tense distinction charts for Bantu and other languages. While the existence of these future-related forms is a given in the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Diversity in African Languages
DOI: 10.17169/langsci.b121.280
Access Rights: Open Access


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