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By Michael Tanangkingsing

Prior grammars of Cebuano have often defined the language in formal phrases with no a lot recognition paid on real utilization. To fill this hole, this sensible reference grammar of Cebuano in line with the particular spoken language departs from the normal emphasis on phonological, morphological, and phrasal description hired in so much past or even in contemporary reference grammars and conducts analyses on the clausal and discourse degrees to raised replicate the varieties and capabilities of the language in genuine use. It additionally describes fresh examine findings on Cebuano grammar, specifically fix association and grammatical constituency, transitivity, reference monitoring, and debris and discourse marking, as those represent a vital a part of the grammar of Cebuano. This reference grammar comes in handy to linguists, in addition to to local audio system and scholars of Cebuano alike. For linguists, the wealthy facts offer fabric for linguistic comparisons. For local audio system, this reference presents one other point of view for appreciating their mom tongue. for college students, the examples and factors give you the events and contexts for correct use of the language.

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