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Title:The syntax and semantics of posture forms in Trumai
Organization of a Text Collection in Trumai, Aiming at its Scientific Documentation
Description:ENGLISH: Article about posture forms (i.e., verbs and auxiliaries) in Trumai. The study analyzes the semantics and the syntactic behavior of such forms. ----- PORTUGUÊS: Artigo sobre verbos e auxiliares de postura em Trumai. O estudo analisa a semântica e o comportamento sintático de tais formas.
The purpose of the project is to document Trumai, a genetically isolate language spoken in Brazil. The archive consists of a collection of texts in the language, plus other kinds of materials relative to the Trumai culture, such as photos, drawings, songs, educational materials, etc.
Study exploring the posture verbs and auxiliaries found in Trumai.
The main text is in English. The analyzed examples are in Trumai (such examples are glossed and translated into English).
The study was conducted by the linguist Raquel Guirardello-Damian. The Trumai examples were obtained during several years of field work. Various consultants contributed to it (native speakers of Trumai, from the villages: Terra Preta, Steinen, and Boa Esperança).
Raquel is a Brazilian linguist. She has been working with the Trumai people since 1989. She has a Ph.D. in Linguistics from Rice University (Houston, Texas, U.S.A).
Documentation of Trumai
Publisher:Raquel Guirardello-Damian
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Studies about the Language and Culture
Posture forms
Trumai language
English language
Subject (ISO639):tpy


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Citation: Raquel. 2002-07-15. Raquel Guirardello-Damian.
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Country: BrazilUnited Kingdom
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