Jefferson Barlew

Associated Faculty

Jefferson works on the semantics and pragmatics of under-documented languages, in particular, Bantu languages. He has worked on the meaning and use of locative morphemes in Mushunguli/Kizigua (Somalia) and is currently working on nominal reference in Mushunguli and Bulu (Cameroon).

Areas of Expertise
  • Bantu languages
  • Spatial expressions
  • Deictic motion verbs
  • Cardinal numbers

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