A Grammar of Kambera by Marian Klamer

By Marian Klamer

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The language has one set of pronominal proclitics (the nominative) but has no modal/aspectual proclitics. The mood and aspect clitics are given in (33): 28 2. Phonology (33) Enclitics marking mood and aspect: Ca, Cu, a, i -ma Emphasis -mbu -pa Imperfective -du -ka Perfective -/' -\va Hortative -a 'also' Emphasis Iterative 'just, only' The clitic -du is a special case. It is one of the stressed clitics (see below). If it is followed by another clitic its vowel is not tensed/lengthened [du], but if it occurs at the end of a clitic cluster, it does have a tensed/lengthened vowel [du:].

Reduplicated prefixes have other phonotactic restrictions than 'normal' prefixes. 4 concluded that the only vowel that appears in normal prefixes is /a/. In contrast to this, in reduplicative prefixes all vowels are allowed to occur, including the low and broken vowels, provided they are a copy of the base. A reduplicated syllable can have stress, in which case it even may have long vowels. Thus there are major differences between Ordinary' prefixes and reduplicative prefixes. 2. Foot reduplication The second type of reduplication is the affixation of a Foot template.

56) a. CLF 'Each and every household (many)' b. CLF 'Each household' c. * d. * e. * f. * Hau Hau Hau Hau kuru room [kuru room M/w<3]N]NP house uma house kuru u - uma kuru uma - uma ku - kuru uma kuru - kuru uma Finally, I will briefly discuss some special reduplications. Special reduplication involves copying the foot with a variation in the vowel pattern. The consonants remain the same: (57) a. b. c. d. k(u) 'the young people' 'unordered, chaotically' 'shaky, unstable' 'stir, move slightly' 42 2.

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