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Reduplication and Ideophones in Trumai

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This chapter investigates the instances of reduplication attested in the language, analyzing mainly their form. In addition, it explores Trumai ideophones, which also involve repetition of syllables but in a different manner from what happens in reduplication. The chapter explores the phenomenon of reduplication in Trumai. The reduplication in Trumai has a more significant role with regard to verbs, less with adjectives and even less with adverbs. The chapter investigates reduplication, focusing on its formal aspects, and relates them to general claims in the linguistic literature. It is dedicated to instances of inherent reduplication attested in the language, which represent interesting cases. The chapter outlines the study of ideophones, describing and examining their shapes, meanings and uses. It summarizes the facts observed in Trumai, and further analyzes them taking into consideration theoretical and typological issues.

Keywords: indegenious language; linguistic literature; reduplication phenomenon; theoretical issues; Trumai ideophones

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