Jinghpaw


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a Kachinic language

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Camling PL -um and 3PL mi- above) and Jinghpaw (DeLancey 2015).
The Camling number suffixes -ka 1PL.EXC and -m- 3PL.OBJ are at least of Proto-Kiranti origin; they are not well attested outside of Kiranti, but both occur in Jinghpaw (DeLancey 2015), which suggests that they may be ancient.
In Jinghpaw, the Nocte, Tutsa and Tangsa languages within Northern Naga (NN), and the Northeast and Northwest branches of Kuki-Chin, we find a typologically odd development of the verbal indexation system.
This is true in several dialects of Jinghpaw, and of Konyak, Chang, Phom, Wancho and others in Northern Naga.
In the Kuki-Chin branch we can watch the history of the replacement of an agreement word paradigm presumably originally much like those of Northern Naga or Jinghpaw by an innovative subject-indexation paradigm based on proclitic possessive pronominals (a neglected dimension of morphological complexity in TH; see H.
She gives the example of a young man, raised by Naga Christians, who upon discovering his Jinghpaw heritage sought out educational opportunities that reshaped him as a Kachin man.
In this section, I take up the DIO-systems in Cree, Navajo, and Jinghpaw, and develop a uniform, empathy-based analysis of them.
Either of the three possibilities: (i) 1 > 2 (as in Japanese), (ii) 2 > 1 (as in Cree), and (iii) 1 = 2 (as in Jinghpaw; see below) is viable, and thus investigation with other diagnostics is required to identify the exact person hierarchy in Navajo.
Jinghpaw is a Tibeto-Burman language with SOV order.
In Jinghpaw, the target of person agreement is the empathy locus, rather than a certain grammatical function.
Yet the possibility of establishing regular correspondences between the tone systems of different subgroups of TB, even at much shallower time-depths, has been seriously questioned (e.g., Mazaudon 1985, for Tamangic and Karenic; Matisoff 1974, 1991, for Lolo-Burmese and Jinghpaw).
83), while the tonal split in Jinghpaw and Khiamngan stopped syllables "can only be understood on the basis of a morphologically complex predecessor stage of Proto-Barish" (p.
Especially ingenious are the ad hoc webs of assumptions he spins to explain away tonogenetic developments that are hard to handle in his framework: e.g., the development of Jinghpaw high tone (p.
"The Tones of Jinghpaw and Lolo-Burmese: Common Origin vs.
dissertation on Jinghpaw and comparative Tibeto-Burman phonology.