oa Lagos Notes and Records - Developments in generative grammar and their applications to the study of language in Nigeria
|Article Title||Developments in generative grammar and their applications to the study of language in Nigeria|
|© Publisher:||University of Lagos, Nigeria|
|Journal||Lagos Notes and Records|
|Affiliations||1 Department of African and Asians Studies, University of Lagos|
|Publication Date||Feb 1999|
|Pages||260 - 280|
|Keyword(s)||Formalisms, Move Alpha construct, Phonetic Form, Phrase structure rules, Semantics, Suprasegmental phenomena, Syntactic structures and Word order|
The aim of this paper is to highlight how developments in generative grammar have been applied to the study of Nigerian languages. Very recent formulations in the spirit of Universal Grammar (VG) can be found in studies of languages in Nigeria.
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