This paper describes aspects of the phonology, morphology, and syntax of Lower Jubba Maay, a Cushitic language of southern Somalia. This dialect of Maay is contrasted with Somali dialects, since there is some question as to whether Maay is a Somali dialect or a separate language. Points of theoretical, comparative, and typological interest in the language are highlighted.
Selected Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference on African Linguistics: Linguistic Theory and African Language Documentation
edited by Masangu Matondo, Fiona Mc Laughlin, and Eric Potsdam
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