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About This Case File: The AQR for this file is not nearly as well glossed, nor is it as complete, as the database entries. The Anaphora Database glosses are up to our 2011 standards and the database entries are mostly marked for tone (which have been progressively added), whereas the AQR data is not marked for tone. An extensive Anaphora Sketch (Sikuku and Safir, 2011) is available for Lubukusu, the most ambitious one so far, at least in its descriptive range, its detail, and with respect to the annotations that link it to the database. Data from the Tense/ Aspect sister project can also be found for this language in the database.

  • Anaphora Questionnaire Response [pdf]
  • Lubukusu Anaphora Sketch [pdf]
  • DP Positions Questionnaire Response [pdf]
  • Tense Aspect Questionnaire Response [pdf ]

LuBukusu Case File Consultant

ImageJustine Mukhwana Sikuku is a Lecturer in the department of linguistics and Foreign Languages at Moi University, Kenya. He received his Ph.D. from The University of Nairobi in 2011. Between August and November, 2011, he was a post-doctoral associate in the department of linguistics at Rutgers University.  His research interests are in syntax and morphology, particularly in the nature of syntactic anaphora of African languages, as evidenced by his dissertation on the nature of anaphoric relations in Lubukusu. He is also the native speaker consultant on Lubukusu for the Afranaph project, and the Afranaph Sister Projects.