project . 2021 - 2023 . On going

LACONN

Language contact and negation in indigenous South America
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  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 895548 Call for proposal: H2020-MSCA-IF-2019
  • Funded under: H2020 | MSCA-IF-EF-ST Overall Budget: 175,572 EURFunder Contribution: 175,572 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Mar 2021
    End Date
    28 Feb 2023
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
Description
Negation is a universal feature of a human language. Each language has the linguistic means to express the denial (negation) of a proposition. While specific realizations differ to a certain extent, languages show a very clear cross-linguistic tendency in the position (and nature) of a negative marker: it tends to be a free-standing element and occur before the verbal predicate. Different from most languages, indigenous languages of the South American continent show a typologically unusual – as yet unexplained – behaviour, in that a negative marker tends to occur after the verbal predicate and often as a suffixal element. The scientific aim of this project is to...
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Description
Negation is a universal feature of a human language. Each language has the linguistic means to express the denial (negation) of a proposition. While specific realizations differ to a certain extent, languages show a very clear cross-linguistic tendency in the position (and nature) of a negative marker: it tends to be a free-standing element and occur before the verbal predicate. Different from most languages, indigenous languages of the South American continent show a typologically unusual – as yet unexplained – behaviour, in that a negative marker tends to occur after the verbal predicate and often as a suffixal element. The scientific aim of this project is to...
Link existing DMPs with this project or start a new DMP in Argos.
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