The Amazonian Languages

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Robert M. W. Dixon
Cambridge University Press, Sep 23, 1999 - Foreign Language Study - 446 pages
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The Amazon Basin is the least known and the most complex linguistic region in the world today. It is the home of some 300 languages many of which (often incompletely documented and mostly endangered) show properties that constitute exceptions to received ideas about linguistic universals. This book is the first in English to provide an accessible overview of this rich and exciting linguistic area. It will provide a basis for further research on Amazonian languages as well as a point of entry to important data for theoretical linguists.
  

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Cirib by Desmond C Derbyshire
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The Arawak language family by Alexandra Y Aikhenvald
65
Tupi b Aryon D Rodrigues
107
Tupi languages with approximate locations
108
TupiGuarani by Cheryl Jensen
125
TupiGuarani languages with approximate locations
126
MacroJe by Aryon D Rodrigues
165
Maku by Silvana and Valteir Martins
253
1 Arawa by R M W Dixon
293
Demonstratives and interrogatives
304
Small language families and isolates of Peru with approximate
308
Other small families and isolates by Alexandra Y Aikhenvald
341
Map l2 Smalt language families and isolates of Brazil Bolivia Colombia
342
l4 Areal diffusion and language contact in the IcanaVaupes basin
385
The Upper ingu as an incipient linguistic area by Lucy Seki
417

Tucano by Janet Barnes
207
Tucano languages with approximate locations
208
Pano by Eugene E Loos
227
Pano languages with approximate locations
228
Maku languages and dialects with approximate locations
252
Linguistic situation
424
Index of authors
431
Subject index
445
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