Pasch, Helma (2007). Grammar of Location and Motion in Zande. In: Encoding Motion. Case Studies from African Languages., pp. 165-181. Cologne: Rüdiger Köppe.

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In Zande expressions of position and motion are arranged on a gamut in correlation with increasing syntactic complexity. Topological relations, expressed by basic locative construction are at the left end, directed motion at the right end. Directed translational motion is marked by the preposition ku, which also marks angular location. Topological relations, in situ motion and undirected translational motion do not get a specific marking. This indicates the interrelatedness of stasis and motion on the one hand and undirected and directed motion on the other hand.

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Translated abstract:
Formulierungen zur Beschreibung von Position und Bewegung im Zande kann man entsprechend zunehmender Komplexität auf einer Skala anordnen. Topologische Beziehungen, die durch die grundlegende Lokativkonstruktionen ausgedrückt werden, finden sich am linken Ende, Ausdrücke gerichteter Bewegung am rechten Ende.English
CreatorsEmailORCIDORCID Put Code
Pasch, Helmaama14@uni-koeln.deUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
EditorsEmailORCIDORCID Put Code
Mietzner, Angelikaama14@uni-koeln.deUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Treis, Yvonneyvoennche@gmail.comUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
URN: urn:nbn:de:hbz:38-31678
Title of Book: Encoding Motion. Case Studies from African Languages.
Journal or Publication Title: Annual Papers in African Linguistics
Number: 5
Page Range: pp. 165-181
Number of Pages: 17
Date: 2007
Publisher: Rüdiger Köppe
Place of Publication: Cologne
ISSN: 1613–3730
Language: English
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Fächergruppe 4: Außereuropäische Sprachen, Kulturen und Gesellschaften > Institut für Afrikanistik und Ägyptologie
Subjects: Language, Linguistics
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Uncontrolled Keywords:
Zande, grammar of motion, spatial location, translational motionEnglish
Refereed: Yes


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