The Pronoun Sawi and its Functions in Dargwa Mehweb

Posted: 20 Dec 2014 Last revised: 5 Apr 2018

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Аlexandra Kozhukhar

National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow), Students

Date Written: December 19, 2014

Abstract

This study analyzes the phenomenon of pronominal multi-fuctionality in the Mehweb language, which is a Dargwa group from the Nakh-Dagestanian language family. The pronominal stem has three functions; reflexive, logophoric and intensifier, which are described in detail below.

Keywords: Daghestan, East Caucasian, Mehweb, multifunctionality, reflexive, logophor, intensifier

JEL Classification: Z19

Suggested Citation

Kozhukhar, Аlexandra, The Pronoun Sawi and its Functions in Dargwa Mehweb (December 19, 2014). Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 14/LNG/2014 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2540562 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2540562

Аlexandra Kozhukhar (Contact Author)

National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow), Students ( email )

Moscow
Russia

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