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Books: Sociolinguistics/Typology: Chamoreau, Fernández, Lastra (Eds)

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        1.     Ulrich Lueders , A New Look at Language Contact in Amerindian Languages: Chamoreau, Fernández, Lastra (Eds)

Message 1: A New Look at Language Contact in Amerindian Languages: Chamoreau, Fernández, Lastra (Eds)
Date: 25-Nov-2010
From: Ulrich Lueders <lincom.europat-online.de>
Subject: A New Look at Language Contact in Amerindian Languages: Chamoreau, Fernández, Lastra (Eds)
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Title: A New Look at Language Contact in Amerindian Languages
Series Title: LINCOM Studies in Native American Linguistics 64
Published: 2010
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
                http://www.lincom.eu

Book URL: http://www.lincom-shop.eu

Editor: Claudine Chamoreau
Editor: Zarina Estrada Fernández
Editor: Yolanda Lastra
Paperback: ISBN: 9783862880300 Pages: 218 Price: Europe EURO 72.30
Abstract:

The purpose of the studies presented in this book is to analyze a
fundamental question for researchers interested in the linguistic
consequences of language contact; that is, the role played by differences
in typology. Are there particular constraints in regard to the different
structures that can be transferred from one language to another when the
donor and the recipient languages differ considerably in their typology?

All the contributions in this volume deal with languages spoken in America.
The comparison of the typological characteristics of the languages is a
prerequisite for the study of contact in different sociolinguistic
situations. The papers illustrate different types of contact-induced
changes, analyzing consequences of linguistic contact at morphosyntactic
and prosodic levels, taking into account a cross-linguistic typological
perspective. They show that although any linguistic feature can be
transferred, some hierarchies may be drawn and that typological aspects of
the languages involved in a contact situation put certain constraints on
the type of what may be borrowed. Some contributions also point out the
relevance of sociolinguistic and pragmatic factors in linguistic changes in
settings involving contact.

Table of contents

Introduction

"Sticky" Discourse Markers in Language Contact between Unrelated Languages:
Tojolab'al (Mayan) and Spanish
Mary Jill Brody

Some Typological Differences between Chuj and Tojolabal
Cristina Buenrostro

(Changing) Word Prosody in Nahuatl
Una Canger

On the development of analytic constructions in Purepecha
Claudine Chamoreau

Typological Differences among Middle Constructions in some Uto-Aztecan
Languages
Zarina Estrada Fernández and Rolando Félix Armendáriz

Language Contact and Language Typology: Anything Goes, but not Quite
Ewald Hekking, Dik Bakker, and Jorge Gómez Rendón

An Evaluation of the Linguistic Vitality of Contact Languages: the
English-based Limonese Creole of Spanish-speaking Costa Rica
Anita Herzfeld

Paucity of Loans in Jonaz-Chichimec
Yolanda Lastra

Differences in Incorporation of Spanish Elements in Guarani Texts and
Guarani Elements in Spanish Texts in Paraguayan Newspapers
Lenka Zajícová

Index of subjects
Index of Languages
Index of Names

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
                            Typology
                            Amerindian
                            Language Documentation

Written In: English (eng )

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