Eliciting: Basic Morphology and Syntax

  • Claire Bowern


Being about to ask intelligible questions about language is one of the most important skills a fieldworker can have. How do you learn to ask people who haven’t studied linguistics about their language? How do you interpret their answers and how do you frame questions in a way that they can answer?


Noun Phrase Target Language Lexical Item Argument Structure Basic Morphology 
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© Claire Bowern 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Claire Bowern
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  1. 1.Rice UniversityUSA

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