Allomorphy in Masarak's second person
Masarak (also known as Masalit, sometimes spelled Massaleit) is a highly endangered,previously undocumented Nilo-Saharan language spoken in Darfur. The language is characterized by complicated agreement patterns, and the imperative, prohibitive and 2nd person agreement systems are particularly complex. These systems exhibit a web of stem alternations and agreement allomorphy conditioned by varying factors, such as verb class, stem phonology, and grammatical properties such as aspect. This paper provides a detailed outline of the morphology and morphophonology of Masarak's imperative, prohibitive and 2nd person systems.
Working Papers of the Linguistics Circle
University of Victoria