Noun Classes

Semantics of u̱t‑Maꞌin noun classes

I explore evidence for semantic cohesion and semantic assignment criteria to U̱t‑Maꞌin noun class pairings, the distribution of loanwords semantic regularities, and the distribution of verbal nouns throughout the noun classes.

Research on u̱t-Ma'in noun classes

A first look at the u̱t-Ma’in noun class system: noun affixes and agreement morphology. Includes preliminary insight regarding semantic criteria that are active in the morphological system.

The noun class system of u̱t‑Maꞌin, a West Kainji language of Northwestern Nigeria

A comprehensive overview of the noun class system of u̱t‑Maꞌin including the morphosyntax of the noun phrase and the use of both prefixes and suffixes on nouns and agreement targets. Targets include noun phrase modifiers, but not verbal indexation.