Grammar and information structure of Kakataibo
MetadataShow full item record
This dissertation provides a synchronic basic grammatical description of the San Alejandro dialect of the Kakataibo language and a more in-depth study of the expression of information structure, specifically, focus and topic. Kakataibo is spoken by approximately 1500 people in the Peruvian central Amazon region. This work represents the first attempt to analyze the expression of information structure in a Panoan language.