The history of postverbal agreement in Kuki-Chin
In the Kuki-Chin branch of Tibeto-Burman we find both a widespread prefixal verb agreement paradigm and, in many languages, a distinct, competing postverbal agreement system. It is clear, and generally acknowledged, that the prefixal system is a KC innovation, while the postverbal system traces back to Proto-Tibeto-Burman. This paper assembles the evidence for the postverbal paradigm from the conservative Northern Chin, Old Kuki, and Southern Chin subbranches, and makes some suggestions...[Show more]
|Collections||Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (JSEALS)|
ANU Research Publications
|Source:||Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (JSEALS) 6 (2013): 1-17|
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