A look at two constructions used for speech reporting in u̱t‑Maꞌin narrative texts and an overview of how the form of speech reporting constructions can extend beyond the bounds of the speech domain.
An essential resource for anyone doing research in Kainji langauge speaking areas.
A project collecting Narratives and wordlists from the various lects of the u̱t‑Maꞌin language.
Synchronic description of two progressive constructions, proposal of historical sources of the distinct morphological pieces, and a comparison of the U̱t‑Maꞌin Progressive Constructions with cognate elements from four Kainji language clusters.
Exploring grammatical patterns used for quotations in narrative texts.
A description of the morphosyntax of predication in u̱t‑Maꞌin, especially the extensive use of nominalization and NP agreement phenomena within a wide range of predicative functions.
A presentation and defense of my Ph.D dissertation —
Nominalization and predication in U̱t‑Maꞌin.
The morphological complexity of the U̱t‑Maꞌin noun class system holds the key to understanding the distinct elements of the two Progressive constructions.
Exploring the morphosyntax of verbal and nonverbal predication, negation, and the extensive use of nominalization.