Cleft sentences in Hausa? A syntactic study of focus.

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McConvell, Patrick;
  • Publisher: SOAS University of London
  • Subject: SRT1

This thesis sets out to analyse a type of emphatic sentence in Hausa using the theory of transformational-generative grammar. These sentences, which are called focus-emphatic here, are, it is argued, derived by the movement of a constituent into a left-hand position. In... View more
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