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Title:Topic and Focus in Mbuko Discourse
Abstract:The purpose of this paper is to describe the syntactic structures and devices used to mark topic and focus in Mbuko discourse. Playing a large role in this is the marker nà, glossed as Top, which is used in marking both topic and focus. Mbuko is a chadic language, classified as Afro-asiatic, Chadic, Biu-mandara A5. It is spoken in the Far North Province of Cameroon, Diamare division, Meri subdivision.
Contributor (author):Gravina, Richard
Description (URI):http://www.sil.org/resources/archives/41306
Identifier (URI):http://www.silcam.org/folder030401/page.php
Language (ISO639):eng
Publisher:SIL Cameroon (www.silcam.org)
Spatial Coverage (ISO3166):CM
Subject:Mbuko language
topic focus
Subject (ISO639):mqb
Type (DCMI):Text
Type (OLAC):language_description


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OaiIdentifier:  oai:sil.org:41306
DateStamp:  2013-04-27
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Citation: Gravina, Richard. 2000-2003. SIL Cameroon (www.silcam.org).
Terms: area_Africa area_Europe country_CM country_GB dcmi_Text iso639_eng iso639_mqb olac_language_description

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Country: Cameroon
Area: Africa

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