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The Syntax of Igbo Causatives

A Minimalist Account

by Ogbonna Ndubuisi Anyanwu

The Landmarks Series is a research and publications outfit funded by the Landmarks Research Foundation to publish recent outstanding doctoral dissertations on any aspect of Nigerian linguistics, languages, literatures and cultures. This study examines causatives in Igbo within the minimalist program. It identifies three types of causative: analytical, morphological and lexical. The book is divided into five chapters. Chapter 1 is the general introduction, while Chapter 2 examines in some details the theory of causativity. Chapters 3, 4 and 5 focus on the analytical, morphological and lexical causative respectively.

ISBN 9789785412772 | 188 pages | 280 x 210mm | 2016 | M & J Grand Orbit Communications, Nigeria | Paperback




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