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The syntax of Igbo causatives

Ogbonna Ndubuisi Anyanwu

The syntax of Igbo causatives

a minimalist account

by Ogbonna Ndubuisi Anyanwu

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Published by M & J Grand Orbit Communications in Port Harcourt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Igbo language -- Causative

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOgbonna Ndubuisi Anyanwu.
    SeriesLandmarks -- 2
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8261.1 .A59 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 151 p. :
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23699737M
    ISBN 109783352746
    LC Control Number2009382050

      We use causative verbs to show that someone or something caused something to happen. Causative verbs are: get, have, make, let and help. Here is what you need to know about the causative in English. Try a quick quiz to practice the causative! Causative # 1 – HAVE/GET SOMETHING DONE This means that someone does Continue reading».   The Syntax of (Anti-)Causatives by Florian Schäfer, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1).

    CHAPTER-2 Introduction to Telugu Morphology and Syntax Introduction It is an accepted view that all grammatical operations in language are structure dependent which in turn require that these grammatical operations are category based. In other words, words in a language are grouped into certain categories as nouns, verbs, adjectives File Size: KB.   In other words, I do not actually do anything, but ask someone else to do it for me. This is the sense of causative verbs. Intermediate to advanced level English learners should study the causative verb as an alternative to the passive voice. There are three Author: Kenneth Beare.

    This excellent book uses "Compromise Igbo," recording usages widely used in Owerri and Umuahia Provinces. It is a companion book to the Learner's Manual listed below.) 6. Causative verbs are used to indicate why or how something occurs. In this lesson, we will learn about the causative verbs: let, allow, permit, make, force, require, have, get, and help.


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The syntax of Igbo causatives by Ogbonna Ndubuisi Anyanwu Download PDF EPUB FB2

: The Syntax of Ngwa Igbo Causatives: A Minimalist Account (): Ogbonna Anyanwu: BooksAuthor: Ogbonna Anyanwu.

This study examines causatives in Igbo within the minimalist program. It identifies three types of causative: analytical, morphological and lexical.

The book is divided into five chapters. Chapter 1 is the general introduction, while Chapter 2 examines in some details the theory of by: 2.

This study examines causatives in Igbo within the minimalist program. It identifies three types of causative: analytical, morphological and lexical. The book is divided into five chapters. Chapter 1 is the general introduction, while Chapter 2 examines in some details the theory of causativity.

The Syntax of Igbo Causatives Book Description: The Landmarks Series is a research and publications outfit funded by the Landmarks Research Foundation to publish recent outstanding doctoral dissertations on any aspect of Nigerian linguistics, languages, literatures and cultures.

Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Anyanwu, Ogbonna Ndubuisi. Syntax of Igbo causatives. Port Harcourt: M & J Grand Orbit Communications, © SYNTAX OF IGBO CAUSATIVES: a minimalist account. [OGBONNA NDUBUISI ANYANWU; ProQuest (Firm)] Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Some features of WorldCat. This chapter will survey causative constructions in terms of three parameters: their formal marking, their syntax and their semantics.

It will also investigate dependencies between the parameters. I work in terms of a basic theoretical by:   Causative Form: Causative Verbs Examples.

Anastasia Koltai - J 1. Share on Facebook. Tweet on Twitter. Causative verbs express the idea of somebody causing something to happen or causing another person to do something. make somebody do something (make + object + infinitive without to):Author: Anastasia Koltai. English Causative Sentences (A Book By Manik Joshi) "English Causative Sentences: Active and Passive Causatives" Passive causatives are used to take attention away from the doer of the action, and give more attention to the action being done.

this is like active causative structure. Example: She has him take my photograph. (Present). Advanced English Grammar Course. Free Download: + English Phrases. The English verbs let, make, have, get, and help are called causative verbs because they cause something else to happen.

Here are some specific examples of how causative verbs work in English sentences. How to use causative verbs in English. Parallel Structures in Syntax is a significant and thoughtful contribution to syntactic theory, and arguably provides the simplest and most elegant account available of many of the complex phenomena observed in coordination, causatives, and restructuring.

It will interest not only theoretical linguists, but also computational linguists and Cited by: The Landmarks Series is a research and publications outfit funded by the Landmarks Research Foundation to publish recent outstanding doctoral dissertations on any aspect of Nigerian linguistics, languages, literatures and cultures.

This study exam. This study examines causatives in Igbo within the minimalist program. It identifies three types of causative: analytical, morphological and lexical. The book is divided into five chapters.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Syntax of Igbo Causatives a Minimalist Account by Ogbonna Ndubuisi Anyanwu at the. Causative Verbs, as the name implies, are the verbs that express the idea of somebody causing someone to happen or causing another person to do English, there are three true causative verbs, and they are: Let; Have; Make; However, there are other verbs that are similarly used as causative verbs, such as: cause, allow, help, enable, force, require, persuade, : Barry Robichaud.

M & J Grand Orbit Communications, Nigeria Affixation and Auxiliaries in Igbo by Virginia Chinwe Onumajuru M & J Grand Orbit Communications, Nigeria. that causative verbs are formed in the syntax across languages, while the dif-ferences between languages result from the different selectional properties of the relevant heads (cf.

Pylkkänen ). In this paper, we show that the variations between Japanese and Korean causatives can be accounted for from a purely syntactic perspective. Specif. Japanese causatives' syntax allows a two-way distinction in the causee's willingness to perform the action. If the new object is marked in the accusative case (o), it suggests that the causee did the action willingly.

However, if the object is marked in the dative case (ni), it expresses the idea that the causee was forced to perform the action.: Culture and traditions are a major part of Chinua Achebe's novel 'Things Fall Apart.' In this lesson you'll learn about Igbo culture and how it contributes to the novel as a whole.

This book analyzes the history of the Ngwa-Igbo of Southeastern Nigeria in time perspective. It begins with an evaluation of the methodologies used in studying the so-called stateless societies and goes on to discuss the origin of the Ngwa and their socio-political organization.

Subsequent chapters examine local and regional trade networks as well as the roles Okonko title society, the Aro and. Causatives: Have and Get Download this explanation in PDF here. See my explanation about the causative verbs 'let' and 'make' here. We use a causative verb when we want to talk about something that someone else did for us or for another person.Causative verbs are used to describe a person or thing that causes an action to happen.

The most common causative verbs are let, make, have, get, and help. These verbs can be used in any tense. When you use a causative verb, however, there is a grammatically correct way to. Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” is a remarkable example of the portrayal of the positive and negative elements in a society, and also of how a clash between them can lead to the disintegration of a culture.

Achebe has presented the Igbo society in a very realistic manner.