Coordinate Ellipsis in EkeGusii: An Overview

Robert Omari Otieno, Evans Gesura Mecha, David Ogoti Ongarora


This paper gives the distributional characteristics of coordinate elliptical constructions in EkeGusii. The syntax of the constructions is given using a Phase theoretic approach, one of the current theoretical constructs within the Minimalist Program. The Phase sliding theory is then tested for its efficacy to handle some cases of coordinate allipsis. 

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