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Personal Pronouns and person markers in Amerindian Languages.

Grant number: 13/05158-1
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): August 01, 2013
Effective date (End): May 31, 2015
Field of knowledge:Linguistics, Literature and Arts - Literature - Indigenous Languages
Principal researcher:Angel Humberto Corbera Mori
Grantee:Eduardo Vidal Viola
Home Institution: Instituto de Estudos da Linguagem (IEL). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil


The research theme of this project is to analyze the personal pronouns in indigenous languages of Brazil and South America. The main goal of the work is to make a typological-comparative analyse of personal pronouns and person markers in a set of amerindian languages of different families. For this study it will be formed a corpus with lists of personal pronouns, both independent pronouns as also clitics and bound pronouns, and then will be done a typological-comparative study of various aspects related to personal pronouns and person markers in the amerindian languages of South America.

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