Pronominal Clitics and Indexability Hierarchies in Hanis and Miluk Coosan

  title={Pronominal Clitics and Indexability Hierarchies in Hanis and Miluk Coosan},
  author={P. Kroeber},
  journal={Anthropological Linguistics},
  pages={105 - 157}
  • P. Kroeber
  • Published 2013
  • Computer Science
  • Anthropological Linguistics
The subject and object pronominal clitics of the two Coosan languages, Hanis and Miluk, and their associations with inflectional affixes of the verb are examined on the basis of available text corpora, supplementing and correcting Frachtenberg’s original description of the Hanis forms. In Hanis, an additional proclitic position must be recognized in certain imperative and transitive clauses, differing syntactically from the position of the ordinary proclitics; also, the Algonquian-like… Expand
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