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Title Language Change in South American Indian Languages / Mary Ritchie Key.

Published Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2016]


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Physical description 1 online resource : 25 illus.
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- I Introduction -- A Résumé of Comparative Studies in South American Indian Languages -- II Classification and Typological Problems -- How to Deal with Unclassified Languages: An Ethnolinguistic View of Comparative Linguistics -- Vowel Shift in the Tupi-Guarani Language Family: A Typological Approach -- A Spatial Model of Lexical Relationships Among Fourteen Cariban Varieties -- III Comparative Linguistics -- The Phonology of Ranquel and Phonological Comparisons with Other Mapuche Dialects -- Southern Peruvian Quechua Consonant Lenition -- IV Grammatical Matters -- Variations in Tense-Aspect Markers Among Inga (Quechuan) Dialects -- The Minimal Finite Verbal Paradigm in Mapuche or Araucanian at the End of the Sixteenth Century -- V Ethnolinguistics -- The Talátur: Ceremonial Chant of the Atacama People -- VI Distant Relationships -- Amazonian Origins and Affiliations of the Timucua Language -- Uto-Aztecan Affinities with Panoan of Peru I: Correspondences -- Appendix: Language Families -- Bibliography of Comparative Studies -- Contributors -- Index -- Backmatter
Summary South American Indian Languages are a particularly rich field for comparative study, and this book brings together some of the finest scholarship now being done in that area.
Language notes In English.
Other author Key, Mary Ritchie.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Indians of South America -- Languages -- Classification.
Indians of South America -- Languages -- Grammar.
Linguistic change.
Comparative linguistics.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781512803068 (electronic bk.)
1512803065 (electronic bk.)
Standard Number 10.9783/9781512803068