A grammatical sketch of Dahalo by Tosco, Mauro

k- o / ng'a / C- (excepr /n/) the tonal behaviour of lhis selector is complex; on lhe whole, it seems to be ronxlly unrnarked.

Ve did not record this item. ) of this velb. Idiosyncraciesof the person affixes Idiosyncracies of the person affixes have been found for 3P of Non-Past and (;cneral Past paradigms of Imperfective verbs, and fo. lS Ceneral Past and 25 lrnDentive of Perfective verbs. 1. s of the verb I9l: "to s/alk( are used instead: n d t s t s i ',he goes, walks; they go, walk". This seernsto have been recognized already by Elderkin (1973: 2), who spoke of,,partial suppletionn between the two stems. c) some simple or extended verbs, in which /k/ or /k,/ precedes ao extension (-V(V)d/t.

Nform to MPRS to which, on the basis of their phonologic2l srrucNre, they would lxi expected to submit; a second group (idiosyncracies of rhe person affixes) is linked () the behaviour of specific verbs and verb classes wheo cenain person markers are ;rffixed to them. Under this heading fall the idiosyncracies of rhe plural. 1. et, Elderkin and Nurse (1989: 41)) as an instanceof a non-assimilatng / d' /srem. \ve did not record this item. ) of this velb. Idiosyncraciesof the person affixes Idiosyncracies of the person affixes have been found for 3P of Non-Past and (;cneral Past paradigms of Imperfective verbs, and fo.

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