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LINGUIST List 25.1861

Fri Apr 25 2014

Books: Reduplication in Indigenous Languages of South America: Goodwin Gómez, van der Voort (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Sara Couture <saralinguistlist.org>

Date: 25-Apr-2014
From: Stephanie Paalvast <paalvastbrill.com>
Subject: Reduplication in Indigenous Languages of South America: Goodwin Gómez, van der Voort (Eds)
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Title: Reduplication in Indigenous Languages of South America
Series Title: Brill's Studies in the Indigenous Languages of the Americas
Published: 2014
Publisher: Brill
                http://www.brill.com

Book URL: http://www.brill.com/products/book/reduplication-indigenous-languages-south-america

Editor: Gale Goodwin Gómez
Editor: Hein van der Voort
Hardback: ISBN: 9789004272408 Pages: 484 Price: Europe EURO 126
Hardback: ISBN: 9789004272408 Pages: 484 Price: U.S. $ 163
Abstract:

The morphological process of reduplication occurs in languages throughout the world. Reduplication in indigenous languages of South America is the first volume to focus on reduplication in South America. The indigenous languages of South America remain under-documented and little accessible to theoretical linguistics. Most regions and language families of the continent are represented in articles based on recent fieldwork by the authors. Included are data concerning a diverse set of reduplication phenomena from the Andes, Amazonia, and other regions of the continent. A wide range of language families and isolates are discussed, such as Tupian, Quechuan, Mapuche, Tacanan, Arawakan, Barbacoan, and Macro-Jê. Several languages present unusual properties, some of which violate presumed universals, such as no partial without full reduplication.

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
                            Morphology
                            Typology

Subject Language(s): Mapudungun (arn)
Language Family(ies): Arawakan
                            Barbacoan
                            Macro-Ge
                            Quechuan
                            Tacanan
                            Tupían

Written In: English (eng)

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