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
Pasch, Helmaama14@uni-koeln.deUNSPECIFIED
Mietzner, Angelikaama14@uni-koeln.deUNSPECIFIED
Treis, Yvonneyvoennche@gmail.comUNSPECIFIED
URN: urn:nbn:de:hbz:38-31678
Journal or Publication Title: Annual Papers in African Linguistics
Publisher: Rüdiger Köppe
ISSN: 1613–3730
Number: 5
Subjects: Language, Linguistics
Other languages
Uncontrolled Keywords:
Zande, grammar of motion, spatial location, translational motionEnglish
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Fächergruppe 4: Außereuropäische Sprachen, Kulturen und Gesellschaften > Institut für Afrikanistik und Ägyptologie
Language: English
Date: 2007
Place of Publication: Cologne
Refereed: Yes
Page Range: pp. 165-181
Number of Pages: 17
Title of Book: Encoding Motion. Case Studies from African Languages.


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