Auteur : Enrique Palancar

Language of Poqomchi’ (Mayan) offering ceremonies

AMERINDIA 42: 103-134, 2020 Igor VINOGRADOVRussian State University for the Humanities & University of Bonn Abstract. Some Poqomchi’ Mayan communities in Guatemala actually practicetraditional offering ceremonies. Through the mediation of a ritual specialist, theyprovide humans with an opportunity to submit

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Yaqui possessive constructions: evidence for external possession

AMERINDIA 42: 75-101, 2020 Lilián GUERREROIIFL-Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Abstract: This paper revisits possessive constructions in Yaqui (Uto-Aztecan; Mexico).Previous studies have described Yaqui internal and verbal possessive constructions. Theformer makes use of juxtaposition, pronominal possession, and genitive phrases, and

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Inflectional tone in Hñähñu (Mezquital Otomi)

AMERINDIA 42: 1-21, 2020 Néstor HERNÁNDEZ-GREENCIESAS Mexico City Abstract: This paper is the first thorough description of inflectional tone changes in theverb stem in Hñähñu. Verbs in Hñähñu (Otomanguean > Otopamean > Otomi) can beclassified into four conjugations according to

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Person marking in Ja’a Kumiai (Yuman)*

AMERINDIA 42: 23-47, 2020 Gabriela CABALLERO & Qi CHENGUniversity of California, San Diego Abstract: Kumiai language varieties (Yuman; Mexico/USA) have been documented topossess complex person marking systems, with portmanteau markers for transitive verbsand a high degree of optionality and variability

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Terminologie de la mesure du temps en quechua et en maya

AMERINDIA 40: 69-104, 2018 Carmen GONZÁLEZ & Jean-Michel HOPPANChercheuse indépendante Mondes Andins & SeDyL (CNRS-UMR 8202) bstract: The Inca/Quechua and Maya cultures had in common the availability of numeralswhich allowed the development of the largest accounts produced in pre-Columbian America.However,

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Overview of the alignment of Arawakan languages

AMERINDIA 40: 135-167, 2018 Tom DURANDINALCO/USPC, SeDyL (UMR 8202) Abstract: This article compares the alignments of the languages from the Arawakan family,one of the largest linguistic families of South America; in other words, how these languagesencode the arguments of intransitive

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