The Uru of Ch'imu: an investigation of Walter Lehmann's material

The Uru of Ch'imu: an investigation of Walter Lehmann's material Abstract In this paper, I will describe and discuss the extinct Uru variety of Ch'imu/Lake Titicaca (Peru), as documented by the German researcher Walter Lehmann (1878–1939). To this purpose, I will compare the Ch'imu Uru to the closely related varieties of Irohito Uru and Chipaya (both Bolivia), relying on archival material and previous studies. The topics I will take into consideration include phonological and etymological features as well as grammatical markers and constructions, such as e.g. personal and possessive pronouns and negation. Based on the findings of my investigation, I will critically discuss the utility of Lehmann's Ch'imu data for further research. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png STUF - Language Typology and Universals de Gruyter

The Uru of Ch'imu: an investigation of Walter Lehmann's material

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de Gruyter
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1867-8319
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2196-7148
DOI
10.1515/stuf-2014-0013
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Abstract In this paper, I will describe and discuss the extinct Uru variety of Ch'imu/Lake Titicaca (Peru), as documented by the German researcher Walter Lehmann (1878–1939). To this purpose, I will compare the Ch'imu Uru to the closely related varieties of Irohito Uru and Chipaya (both Bolivia), relying on archival material and previous studies. The topics I will take into consideration include phonological and etymological features as well as grammatical markers and constructions, such as e.g. personal and possessive pronouns and negation. Based on the findings of my investigation, I will critically discuss the utility of Lehmann's Ch'imu data for further research.

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STUF - Language Typology and Universalsde Gruyter

Published: Jul 1, 2014

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