The description presented here is not intended to be a comprehensive descriptive grammar of Hill Madia. Rather it is a sketch of grammatical structures in Madia that perform certain universal communicative functions. These structures include predicate nominals, grammatical relations, tense, aspect and mode, valence-changing devices and pragmatically marked structures. This typological-functional approach is thus different from that followed in the two earlier works mentioned above.
A Functional Grammar Sketch of Hill Madia
This paper contains an analysis of the sound system of the Madia Gond language: consonant and vowel phonemes, their distribution and the phonological rules that govern sound changes. Generative phonology is the theoretical basis.