Cushillococha Ticuna Morphosyntax: Noun Incorporation

  • Amalia Skilton
  • Published 2016


This sketch describes noun incorporation in Cushillococha Ticuna (CT). While CT is a mixed headand dependent-marking language, it displays productive incorporation of both nouns and noun classifiers. All inalienably possessed nouns can be incorporated into verbs, with no apparent semantic restrictions from animacy or definiteness. Noun classifiers, which… (More)


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