LINGUIST List 13.993

Wed Apr 10 2002

Qs: Hiatus Information, Cayuga Lang References

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  1. Leo A. Connolly, Information on hiatus
  2. Jeff Rancier, Cayuga language references

Message 1: Information on hiatus

Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2002 12:20:20 -0500
From: Leo A. Connolly <>
Subject: Information on hiatus

I am preparing a study of the development and elimination of
word-internal hiatus in the Germanic languages. I would be grateful
for references to earlier studies of hiatus in other languages,
including non-IE ones. I am particularly ionterested in references on

a. the development of hiatus when a consonant is lost;
b. the elimination of hiatus (consonant or glide insertion; contraction);
c. changes favoring retention of hiatus;
d. constraints on possible hiatus in a given language (family).

Kindly reply to me directly at <>.

Leo A. Connolly
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Message 2: Cayuga language references

Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2002 16:42:55 -0400
From: Jeff Rancier <>
Subject: Cayuga language references

Hello All:

Can anyone point me in the direction of Cayuga language references?
Online or hardcopy. I am attempting to acquire this language on my
own. Of course media (tapes, MP3, etc.) would be great.

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 7063 Interstate Island Rd. Fax (315) 706-9999
 Syracuse, NY 13209
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