1887
Volume 41, Issue 2
  • ISSN 0731-3500
  • E-ISSN: 2214-5907
USD
Buy:$35.00 + Taxes

Abstract

Abstract

In Rgyalrongic studies, it is believed that the most complex stem alternation system is found in Zbu, a Northern Rgyalrong language, whereas other languages, including Situ, have simpler systems. However, as a dialect of Situ Rgyalrong, Brag-bar presents a complex stem alternation system exhibiting several opaque features in comparison with other Situ dialects. This paper documents the stem alternations in the Brag-bar dialect of Situ Rgyalrong. It first describes the distribution and stem formation devices of different verb stems in Brag-bar, then explains the occurrence of the irregular stem I′/II′ in Brag-bar and investigates their synchronic status.

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1075/ltba.18009.zha
2019-02-01
2019-10-20
Loading full text...

Full text loading...

References

  1. Coblin, Weldon South
    1976 Notes on Tibetan verbal morphology. T’oung Pao62: 45–70. 10.1163/156853276X00034
    https://doi.org/10.1163/156853276X00034 [Google Scholar]
  2. Creissel, Denis
    1994Aperçu sur les structures phonologiques des langues négro-africaines. Grenoble: ELLUG.
    [Google Scholar]
  3. DeLancey, Scott
    1981 The category of direction in Tibeto-Burman. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area6(1): 83–102.
    [Google Scholar]
  4. Gong, Xun
    2014 The personal agreement system of Zbu Rgyalrong (Ngyaltsu variety). Transactional of the Philological Society112(1): 44–60. 10.1111/1467‑968X.12007
    https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-968X.12007 [Google Scholar]
  5. Harbert, Wayne
    2007The Germanic Languages. Cambridge University Press.
    [Google Scholar]
  6. Jacques, Guillaume
    2010 The inverse in Japhug Rgyalrong. Language and Linguistics11(1): 127–157.
    [Google Scholar]
  7. . Manuscript. Evidentiality in Japhug.
    [Google Scholar]
  8. Jacques, Guillaume and Anton Antonov
    2014 Direct/inverse systems. Language and Linguistics Compass8(7): 187–217. 10.1111/lnc3.12079
    https://doi.org/10.1111/lnc3.12079 [Google Scholar]
  9. Jacques, Guillaume 向柏霖
    2008 Jiarongyu yanjiu嘉绒语研究 [Research on the Rgyalrong Language]. Beijing: Nationalities Press.
    [Google Scholar]
  10. Lai, Yunfan
    2015 The person agreement system of Wobzi Lavrung. Transactions of the Philological Society113(3): 271–285. 10.1111/1467‑968X.12051
    https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-968X.12051 [Google Scholar]
  11. Li, Fang-kuei
    1933 Certain phonetic influences of the Tibetan prefixes upon the root initials. Bulletin of the National Research Institute of History and Philology4(2): 135–157.
    [Google Scholar]
  12. Lin, Xiangrong 林向荣
    1993 Jiarongyu yanjiu嘉戎语研究 [A Study of the Rgyalrong Language]. Chengdu: Sichuan Minzu Chubanshe四 川 民 族 出 版社 [Sichuan Nationality Publishing House].
    [Google Scholar]
  13. Lin, Youjing
    2002 A dimension missed: East and west in Situ rGyalrong orientation marking. Language and Linguistics3(1): 27–42.
    [Google Scholar]
  14. 2003 Tense and aspect morphology in the Zhuokeji rGyalrong verb. Cahiers de Linguistique – Asie Orientale32(2): 245–286. 10.3406/clao.2003.1633
    https://doi.org/10.3406/clao.2003.1633 [Google Scholar]
  15. 2012 By no means marginal: Privative tone in Zhuokeji Rgyalrong. Language and Linguistics13(4): 621–662.
    [Google Scholar]
  16. Lin, Youjing and Luo’erwu
    2003 Chabao Jiarongyu Dazanghua de quxiang qianzhui ji dongci cigan bianhua茶堡嘉戎语大藏话的趋向前缀及动词词干变化 [Directional prefixes and stem alternations in the Datshang dialect of Japhug]. Minzu Yuwen民 族 语 文4: 19–29.
    [Google Scholar]
  17. Lin, Youjing 林幼菁
    2016 Jiarongyu Zhuokejihua Yufa Biaozhu wenben嘉戎语卓克基话语法标注文本 [Glossing texts of the Zhuokeji Rgyalrong]. Shehui Kexue Wenjian Chubanshe社会科学文献出版社 [Social Siences Academic Press].
    [Google Scholar]
  18. Prins, Marielle
    2016A grammar of rGyalrong Jiǎomùzú (Kyom-kyo) dialects. Leiden: Universiteit Leiden.
    [Google Scholar]
  19. Sun, Jackson T.-S.
    1994a Caodeng rGyalrong phonology: A first look. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area17(2): 29–42.
    [Google Scholar]
  20. 1994b Evidentials in Amdo Tibetan. Bulletin of the Institute of History and Philology63(4): 143–188.
    [Google Scholar]
  21. 1998 Nominal morphology in Caodeng rGyalrong. Bulletin of the Institute of History and Philology69(1): 103–149.
    [Google Scholar]
  22. 2000 Parallelism in verb morphology of Sidaba Rgyalrong and Lavrung in Rgyarongic. Language and Linguistics1(1): 161–190.
    [Google Scholar]
  23. 2004 Verb-stem variations in Showu rGyalrong. InLin, Ying-jin, Fang-min Hsu, Chun-chih Lee, Jackson T.-S. Sun, Hsiu-fang Yang, and Dah-an Ho (eds.), Studies on Sino-Tibetan Languages; Papers in Honor of Professor Hwang-Cherng Gong on His Seventieth Birthday, 269–296Taipei. Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica.
    [Google Scholar]
  24. 2007 The irrealis caregory in rGyalrong. Language and Linguistics8(3): 797–819.
    [Google Scholar]
  25. 2015 Heishui Xian Shashiduo Jiarongyu dongci rencheng fanchou de tedian黑水县沙石多嘉戎语动词人称范畴的特点 [Remarkable features in the verb agreement system of Sastod Rgyalrong in Khrochu County]. Language and Linguistics16(5): 731–750.
    [Google Scholar]
  26. and Shidanluo 2002 Caodeng Jiarongyu yu “rentong dengdi” xiangguan xianxiang草登嘉戎语与“认同等第”相关现象 [empathy hierarchy in Caodeng rGyalrong grammar]. Language and Linguistics3(1): 79–99.
    [Google Scholar]
  27. Tournadre, Nicolas
    2008 Arguments against the concept of ‘Conjunct’/‘Disjunct’ in Tibetan. InHuber, B., M. Volkart, P. Widmer, and P. Schwieger (eds.), Chomolangma, Demawend und Kasbek, Festschrift für Roland Bielmeier zu seinem 65. Gerburtstag, Vol.I, 281–308. Halle: International Institut for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies.
    [Google Scholar]
  28. Tournadre, Nicolas and Randy J. LaPolla
    2014 Towards a new approach to evidentiality. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area37(2): 240–262. 10.1075/ltba.37.2.04tou
    https://doi.org/10.1075/ltba.37.2.04tou [Google Scholar]
  29. Zhang, Shuya
    2016 La morphologie et la phonologie du dialecte de Bragdbar du rgyalrong situ. Master’s thesis Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales.
  30. Zhang, Yisun 张 怡 荪
    (ed.) 1993 Zang han da ci dian藏 汉 大 辞 典 [Tibetan-Chinese Dictionary] Vol.1. Minzu Chubanshe民族出版社 [Publishing House of Minority Nationalities] second edition.
    [Google Scholar]
http://instance.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1075/ltba.18009.zha
Loading
/content/journals/10.1075/ltba.18009.zha
Loading

Data & Media loading...

  • Article Type: Research Article
Keyword(s): Brag-bar , stem alternation , stem II′ , stem I′ and vowel alternation
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was successful
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error