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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Full Title: Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association XXI

Short Title: AFLA 21
Location: Honolulu, HI, USA
Start Date: 23-May-2014 - 25-May-2014
Contact: Yuko Otsuka
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Meeting URL: http://www2.hawaii.edu/~afla21/
Meeting Description: The Department of Linguistics at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa will host the 21st annual meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA) on 23-25 May, 2014. AFLA is an organization which promotes the study of Austronesian languages from a formal perspective. More information about the conference can be found at the conference website (http://www2.hawaii.edu/~afla21/).
Linguistic Subfield: Morphology; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax
Subject Language Family: Austronesian
LL Issue: 24.4434

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