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Published: 20 February 2014

354 Pages


ISBN: 9780199654536

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The Clause-Typing System of Plains Cree

Indexicality, Anaphoricity, and Contrast

Clare Cook

Oxford Studies of Endangered Languages

  • Major contribution to the typology of clause-systems
  • Valuable insight into the role of the speech act in natural language
  • Broad empirical coverage of cross-linguistic and Algonquian-specific data
  • Only detailed discussion of the semantics of clause-types in any Algonquian language

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