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See Zipf (1935). . See Givón (2011, Chapters 8, 9, 10, 12, 17). T. : ‘(s/he) knows the woman�s killing of the goat’) When a noun-phrase with an object REL-clause is itself the object of a main verb, its nominalized verb is marked with the object suffix -y, as in:8 (10) a. : ‘nobody knows the way of (someone) putting it together’) The nominalized clauses in (10) above were historically treated in Ute as objects of the main verb. The survival of the old object suffix -y is again most consistent following the vowel /a/, the way it was with nouns.
Where Proto-Athabaskan is reconstructed with . The data in (5) might suggest that the reconstructed velar nasal develops as invariant n, with the reconstructed coronal nasal developing as the variable n~r. 4 for arguments against this position. Language contact as an inhibitor of sound change both *n and *ŋ/ny in prefixes, these merge in Délįne Dene and develop as a nasal consonant or nasalization, depending on the context. The synchronic analysis in Hare is straightforward as well: in this dialect there are two phonemes, /n/ and /r/.
1992. Derived words in Tohono O’odham. International Journal of American Linguistics 58(4): 355–404. Hill, Jane H. & Zepeda, Ofelia. No date. Dialect survey data. Ms, University of Arizona. , Zepeda, Ofelia, DuFort, Molly & Belin, Bernice. 1994. Tohono O’odham Vowels. Ms, University of Arizona. Kroskrity, Paul. 2009. Embodying the reversal of language shift: Agency, incorporation, and language ideological change in the western mono community of central California. In Native American Language Ideologies: Beliefs, Practices, and Struggles in Indian Country, Paul V.