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El habla nasa (páez) de Munchique : nuevos acercamientos a su sociolingüística, fonología y sintaxis

Abstract : This dissertation is a description of the sociolinguistics, phonology and morphosyntax of the Nasa (aka Paez) language spoken in the community of Munchique – LosTigres (Departamento del Cauca, Colombia). Nasa language (Nasa Yuwe, lit.‘People’s speech’) is a non-classified Amerindian language (isolate) with several dialects spoken along the Cordillera Central and Cauca river valley (Southwest Andes). This text compiles research conducted by the author from the first phase (2011-2012) until the last phase between 2014 and 2017. The last and more important phase of this research was developed during the same period and thanks to the “Documentation and description of Nasa Yuwe, the vernacular language of the Nasa people of the Colombian Andes” project funded by the Endangered Languages Documentation Programme (ELDP)3. This project allowed the creation of a corpus comprising 30 hours of audio and video recordings of free speech, of which 6 hours (transcribed, translated into Spanish and annotated) constitutes the main corpus of this dissertation.Three methodological aspects of this research should be highlighted, namely: the analysis of first-hand free speech data (transcribed and annotated with the help of native speakers of Munchique Nasa dialect); the discussion of each topic within a typological framework; and the incorporation of a diachronic perspective into the explanation of several of the topics discussed.This dissertation is structured around three topics: (1) the historical and sociocultural context as well as the sociolinguistic situation of the Munchique community; (2) the segmental phonology, stress and morphophonemics; and (3) themorphology and syntax of the language, from parts of speech to multi-verbal constructions.
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Esteban Díaz Montenegro. El habla nasa (páez) de Munchique : nuevos acercamientos a su sociolingüística, fonología y sintaxis. Linguistics. Université de Lyon, 2019. Español. ⟨NNT : 2019LYSE2047⟩. ⟨tel-02469166⟩



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