Discourse reporting in African storytelling

Exploring grammatical patterns used for quotations in narrative texts.

Discourse function of marked and unmarked verbs in u̱t‑Maꞌin narrative

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u̱t-Maꞌin Pear Film research

A parallel corpus of Pear Film retellings from 9 speakers, across 3 u̱t‑Maꞌin varieties.