MORPHOLOGY OF BURA LANGUAGE

Richard Achugo 108 PAGES (11357 WORDS) Project 405 Views








TABLE

OF CONTENTS





Title

Page                                                                          i





Certification                                                                        ii





Dedication                                                                         iii





Acknowledgements

                                                            iv





Table

of Contents                                                               vi





CHAPTER

ONE:





1.0    Introduction                                                               1





1.1    Geographical Location of Bura Language                               1





1.2    Historical Background of Bura Language                                2





1.3    The Socio-Cultural Profile of Bura People                               4





        1.3.1 Occupation

of Bura People                                   4





        1.3.2 Trade                                                                        5





        1.3.3 Food                                                                 5





        1.3.4 Religion                                                              5





        1.3.5 Marriage                                                            6





        1.3.6 Burial

Ceremonies                                               8





        1.3.7 Education                                                          9





        1.3.8 Administration

                                                   9





1.4    Population of Bura Speakers                                        9





1.5    Genetic Classification of Bura Language                         11





1.6    Scope and Organization of the Study                            12





1.7    Theoretical Framework                                                        13





1.8    Data Collection                                                           13





1.9    Data Analysis                                                             14





1.10  Brief Review of the Chosen Framework                          15





CHAPTER

TWO:





 2.0   Introduction                                                               18





2.1    Sounds System of Bura Language                                19





2.2    Morphological Concepts                                               21





        2.2.1 Morpheme                                                         23





        2.2.2 Types

of Morphemes                                          25





        2.2.3 Free Morphemes                                                25





        2.2.4 Bound Morphemes                                              28





        2.2.5 Structural

Function of Morphemes                        29





                2.2.5.1 Roots                                                      30





                2.2.5.2 Stems                                                     31





        2.2.6 Morphological and Syntactic

Functions of Morphemes 32





                2.2.6.1 Derivational Morphemes                           32





                2.2.6.2 Inflectional Morphemes                             35





        2.2.7 Allomorphs                                                         37





        2.2.8 Affixation                                                           39





        2.2.9 Prefixation                                                         39





        2.2.10 Infixation                                                         40





        2.2.11 Suffixation                                                        41





2.3    Morphological Processes                                              42





2.4    Morphological Typologies                                             46





CHAPTER

THREE: MORPHOLOGY OF BURA LANGUAGE





3.0    Introduction                                                               51





3.1    Morphology of Bura Language                                      51





3.2    Free Morphemes in Bura Language                                       51





3.3    Bound Morphemes in Bura Language                            53





3.3.1 Inflectional Morphemes in Bura Language                     53





        3.3.2 Derivational Morphemes in Bura

Language            55





3.4    Language Typology                                                    57





3.5    Word Classes in Bura Language                                   58





        3.5.1 Nouns

in Bura Language                                     58





                3.5.1.1 Types of Nouns in Bura

Language             59





        3.5.2 Adjectives

in Bura Language                                        64





        3.5.3 Pronouns in Bura Language                                 67





        3.5.5 Adverbs

in Bura Language                                   77





        3.5.6 Prepositions in Bura Language                             79





        3.5.7 Conjunctions

in Bura Language                            80





        3.5.8 Interjection in Bura Language                              80





3.6    Negative Marker in Bura Language                                       81





3.7    Allomorphs in Bura Language                                       82





CHAPTER

FOUR:





4.0    Introduction                                                               84





4.1    Affixation in Bura Language                                         85





        4.1.1 Prefixation in Bura Language                                        85





        4.1.2 Suffixation in Bura Language                                        86





4.2    Reduplication in Bura Language                                   87





4.3    Compounding in Bura Language                                   88





4.4    Borrowing in Bura Language                                        &nb

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APA

Richard, A (2018). MORPHOLOGY OF BURA LANGUAGE. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 21, 2018, from http://dubz-by-dan.co.uk/works/morphology-of-bura-language-9405

MLA 8th

Achugo, Richard. "MORPHOLOGY OF BURA LANGUAGE" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 29 Jan. 2018, http://dubz-by-dan.co.uk/works/morphology-of-bura-language-9405 . Accessed 21 Jun. 2018.

MLA7

Achugo, Richard. "MORPHOLOGY OF BURA LANGUAGE". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 21 Jun. 2018. < http://dubz-by-dan.co.uk/works/morphology-of-bura-language-9405 >.

Chicago

Achugo, Richard. "MORPHOLOGY OF BURA LANGUAGE" Afribary.com (2018). Accessed June 21, 2018. http://dubz-by-dan.co.uk/works/morphology-of-bura-language-9405