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Compounding in Kalapalo, a Southern Cariban language

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Abstract

Compounds in the Southern Cariban language Kalapalo include (a) extended verb stems formed by nominal roots prefixed to basic verb stems and more commonly (b) clitic clustering involving two or more members of one of the four different semantic types of this word class. Clitic compounds have important syntactic and semantic functions in the context of clause chaining and interclausal reference marking. Keywords: compounding; extended verb stems; clitic clustering; interclausal reference marking; switch-reference

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