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New article on Arara (and Pekodian)

My article in Cadernos de Etnolingüística has finally been published. Writing this was quite the wild ride, as I was just trying to figure out correspondences between Arara and Ikpeng TAM endings. But then I realized that the Arara forms with third person n- were the ones with original main clause TAM suffixes, while the ones with i/∅ or t- used to be subordinate clauses. This sudden realization led me down a rabbit hole of Pekodian verbal person pre- and TAM suffixes, culminating in this paper. Its main contribution is the answer to the question of why the Pekodian languages have verb forms without *n-, hypothesized by Meira et al. (2010) to be due to it being a later addition.

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