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Valuing technology: Finding the linguist’s place in a new technological universe
(John Benjamins, 2011)
The focus of this paper is on the relationship between technology and language documentation and description. It is largely inspired by Bird and Simons (2003), or more specifically, section 4 of that paper (Bird and ...
The Vowel Systems of California Hokan
While reconstructions of Proto-Hokan forms exist, it has not yet been possible to provide a detailed analysis of the sound changes required to relate reconstructed forms to attested forms. As a result, even though the ...
Quantifying Language Dynamics: Introduction
Morphosyntax of Two Turkish Subject Pronominal Paradigms
(John Benjamins, 2005)
Turkish exhibits two different sets of subject ‘agreement markers’ which show different morphosyntactic behavior from each other. It is argued here that one set of these markers are morphological suffixes while the other ...
The ecology of documentary and descriptive linguistics
This paper will propose a model of the “ecology” of documentary and descriptive linguistic research. I use the term ecology, here, as a designation for the set of individuals, resources, tools, and actions that are ...
A review of “Dynamics of contact-induced language change” by Claudine Chamoreau and Isabelle Léglise (eds.)
(John Benjamins, 2016)
The present volume consists of twelve chapters, along with an introduction by the editors, and its general focus is the relationship between language contact and language change in morphological and syntactic constructions. ...
Review of Total reduplication: The areal linguistics of a potential universal, by Thomas Stolz, Cornelia Stroh, and Aina Urdze. Zeitschrift f¨ur Dialektologie und Linguistik. 81:124–126
The focus of this rich volume is total reduplication, that is, reduplicative constructions where one finds two copies of the same element appearing adjacent to each other in a way prescribed by the grammar of a language, ...
Review of Konzeptualisierung von Landschaft im Mbukushu (Bantusprache in Nord-Namibia)
This book is a publication of Birte Kathage’s doctoral dissertation on the conceptualization of landscape in Mbukushu [mhw], a Bantu language spoken in Namibia, Angola, and Botswana. (The fieldwork on which the book is ...
SGML markup of dictionaries with special reference to comparative and etymological data
One of the main goals of The Comparative Bantu Online Dictionary (CBOLD) is to develop a comparative electronic database of Bantu dictionaries and word lists which will allow researchers to examine data quickly across a ...