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Authors: Taddesse, Mengistu
Advisors: Dr. Demissie Manahlot
Copyright: Jun-1984
Date Added: 24-Nov-2012
Abstract: This thesis attempts to examine the syntactic structures of the noun phrase in Awngi. The paper contains three chapters including the conclusion. Chapter 1explains the background work of the thesis which involves a description about the A.gewpeople, the ilgew language and its classification, studies on Awngi and the purpose of the study. Chapter 2 discusses the noun phrase in Awngi. In so doing, methods of identifying I1.wnginoun phrases and the internal structure of the ~oun phrase, the distribution of the constituents, external distribution and functions of the noun phrase in J•.wngi have been presented. Chapter 3 deals with a summary of the major points discussed in the thesiso Awngi is an inflectional language.1 Any syntactic analysis may not be clearly discussed without an attempt of its morpho~ogical categories. Hence, a brief description of the noun morphology (gender, number and case inflections) has been appended to help readers understand the various inflectional elements in the thesiso
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