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Language Contact in Amazonia

Language Arts & Disciplines - 2002 - 363 pages
This book considers how forms and meanings of different languages at different times may resemble one another and what the explanation is for this. The author aims (a) to ...
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The Languages of Australia

R. M. W. Dixon - Foreign Language Study - 2011 - 572 pages
This ground-breaking 1980 study of over 200 Australian languages is still valuable, especially for its non-technical opening chapters.
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Languages of the Amazon

Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2012 - 514 pages
The first guide to Amazonia's over 300 languages compares their features, sets out their characteristics, and describes the cultures of those who speak them. Clearly written ...
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The Manambu Language of East Sepik, Papua New Guinea

Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald, Jacklyn Yuamali Ala, Pauline Agnes Luma Laki - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2008 - 702 pages
This book presents the first comprehensive description of the Manambu language of Papua New Guinea. Manambu belongs to the Ndu language family, and is spoken by about 2,500 ...
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Handbook of Australian Languages, Volume 3

R.M.W. Dixon, Barry J. Blake - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1983 - 531 pages
This handbook makes available short grammatical sketches of Australian languages. Each grammar is written in a standard format, following guidelines provided by the editors ...
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The Grammar of Knowledge: A Cross-Linguistic Typology

R. M. W. Dixon - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2014 - 289 pages
This book explores the expression of information source, inferences, assumptions, probability and possibility, and gradations of doubt and beliefs across a wide range of ...
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Adjective Classes: A Cross-Linguistic Typology

R.M.W. Dixon - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 370 pages
This book shows that every language has an adjective class and how such classes vary. Thirteen scholars report original research on languages from North, Central and South ...
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