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This six-page chart covers:
Introduction to American signal Language
The guide alphabet
Greetings and phrases
Question words
Days and time of day
Family individuals and people
Food and meals
Emotions and feelings
Around the house
Health and the body
Nature and the weather
Plurals, verb tenses, and negation
ASL vs. Signed English

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2. General Phonological Facts Consonant clusters within syllables in Nairobi Swahili are not attested. Most syllables are open syllables, with the exception of homorganic nasals (Ashton 1947; Myachina 1981). Almost all Swahili words end in a vowel. , kitab (Arabic for ‘book’) kitabu, television televisheni. Most words are bisyllabic or trisyllabic, with monosyllabic words being avoided (Park 1995; Myachina 1981; Maw & Kelly 1975). Brandon (1975) argues this is because of a rule of penultimate stress that is quite widely attested.

Adult form: mana muna noqa carrupi noqa carrupi mana munanichu “I don’t want the car” 25 Recall that Quechua does have an infinitive marker that occurs at the end of the verbal complex. RIs, however, are not attested. 19 of the youngest child’s 81 verbs occurred with the infinitive/imperative marker on it, but they were used in imperative contexts. Therefore these 19 utterances were used correctly, and not as unadult-like root clause infinitives. 2 Inuktitut Inuktitut is a polysynthetic language spoken in arctic Quebec.

1 Nairobi Swahili Vs. Standard Swahili. Returning to the difference in agreement between Standard Swahili and Nairobi Swahili, I mentioned in the previous section that Nairobi has a reduced agreement pattern. I will first describe this phenomenon, and then I will provide examples from the adults in the corpus of data collected for this study. Speakers of Nairobi Swahili use a full set of agreement markers when referring to a subject of noun classes 1 and 2 (the singular animate and plural animate markers, respectively).

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