Natalia Cáceres Arandia
List of John Benjamins publications for which Natalia Cáceres Arandia plays a role.
Asymmetries in Path expression in Ye’kwana. Source-Goal (a)symmetries across languages, Kopecka, Anetta and Marine Vuillermet (eds.), pp. 203–2342021.
Ye’kwana is an Amazonian language of the Cariban family spoken by a group of about 8,700 people in Venezuela and Brazil. This paper explores the expression of Path in spontaneous motion events based on spoken data collected for the documentation and description of the language including data… read more | Article
Chapter 3. Antipassive in the Cariban family. Antipassive: Typology, diachrony, and related constructions, Janic, Katarzyna and Alena Witzlack-Makarevich (eds.), pp. 65–962021.
To date, no published reference grammar of a Cariban language has described an antipassive construction. However, all languages of the family have a cognate verbal morpheme, termed detransitivizer, which prefixes to a transitive verb to derive an intransitive verb. While monovalent, the… read more | Chapter