The Syntax of Serial Verbs

An investigation into serialisation in Sranan and other languages

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This monograph is about the chains of verbs commonly found in Creole Languages, West African languages, in particular the Kwa sub-group of Niger-Congo, Chinese and certain other languages and have acquired the name of 'serial verbs' in the literature. As a case study, the serial constructions of Sranan, a creole language of Surinam with an English lexical base, are examined in detail.
[Creole Language Library, 2] 1987.  xv, 218 pp.
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LAN009000: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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