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Tue Dec 17 2002

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  1. bartonm, Endoclitics and the Origins of Udi Morphosyntax

Message 1: Endoclitics and the Origins of Udi Morphosyntax

Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2002 09:50:58 +0000
From: bartonm <>
Subject: Endoclitics and the Origins of Udi Morphosyntax

Title: Endoclitics and the Origins of Udi Morphosyntax
Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press		 
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Author: Alice C. Harris, Vanderbilt University 

Hardback: ISBN: 0199246335, Pages: 320 pp, Price: $ 90.00

This book provides a description and analysis of a phenomenon that
appears to be unique among languages that have been brought to the
attention of linguists, namely the possibility of small words
occurring inside other words. Examination of this is important because
it helps us to understand what a word is from a cross-linguistic point
of view. The second part of the book shows how Udi came to be so
different from other languages, and how in this sense it explains the

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