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Tigrinya Case File Consultant
Keffyalew Gebregziabher is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto, Department of Linguistics. He received his PhD from the University of Calgary; his dissertation is on the grammar of nominal possession in Tigrinya, in comparison to other Semitic languages, namely, Amharic and Hebrew. His research interests include investigating the relationship between alienable and inalienable possession, examining the role of inflectional and copular items, and exploring the structure of nominal phrases, complex predicates and the relationship between clausal and nominal possession in (Ethio-)Semitic languages, using Generative models. He is primarily a syntactician, but he is also interested in the interface between phonology and morphology and syntax and pragmatics.