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Aspects of the semantics of Igbo de-verbative reduplicated noun.
From the above examples, it is clear that NUL students use reduplicated words to amplify their feelings towards the other person and to emphasize a specific point.
In the normal case, a reduplicated form such as buku-buku can be stemmed to buku 'book' and the meaning inferred using the grammar, but matamata has to be linked directly to meaning and the inference from mata blocked.
A quantitative analysis of reduplicated and variegated babbling in vocalizations by Down syndrome infants.
Balibar remarks that no border is ever the mere boundary between two states, but is always overdetermined, "and, in that sense, sanctioned, reduplicated and relativized by other geopolitical divisions." (5) Clegg maintains that power is best approached through a view of more or less complex organised agents engaged in more or less complex organized games.
It may be digastric or reduplicated. It may also end in antebrachial fascia, tendon of flexor carpi ulnaris muscle, pisiform, scaphoid, etc.
In Setswana four types of stems are distinguished, namely compound stems as well as simple, complex and reduplicated stems (Pretorius & Berg, 2005).
The examples in (27) illustrate that KT possesses two suffixes beginning with an aspirated stop: the Possibility auxiliary -ts h o:nu: (27a), which must follow a genitive variant of the nominalizer -ba, and also a suffix glossed 'until', -t h u:, which must follow an imperfective, reduplicated verb and must precede the locative suffix, in (27b):
On the other hand, a contrastive reading of this reduplicated variable construction is also possible; some examples are listed in (9):
Silent about his own role as war promoter (his specialty was Saddam's imaginary nuclear threat), oblivious to the lessons of disaster in Iraq, reduplicated in the war in Lebanon, Pollack and Georgetown Uni's Daniel Byman called for more US troops to be sent to Iraq, to help set up "refugee collection points" A[degrees] i.e.
In Gay is the Word, a gay bookstore in London, I heard a person pick up this very book, gaze at the cover's reduplicated images of Barbra Streisand a la Andy Warhol's Marilyn prints, and ask her friend, "Is Streisand gay?" Although her friend answered, "of course not," the editors of this volume might have averred that Barbra was not so much gay as queer.