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Name: Marina  Chumakina (IPA: Marina Čumakina)
Institution: University of Surrey
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State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Specialty: Morphology
Language Family(ies): East Caucasian
Selected Publications: Book
2007. (with Dunstan Brown, Harley Quilliam and Greville G. Corbett). Slovar´ arčinskogo jazyka (arčinsko-anglo-russkij) [A dictionary of Archi: Archi-Russian-English]. Makhachkala: Delovoj Mir, xxiv + 410pp.

Book Chapters

(forthcoming) Loanwords in Archi, a Nakh-Daghestanian language of Central Daghestan. In: 'Loanwords in the World's Languages: A Comparative Handbook'. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
2009. (with Dunstan Brown, Carole Tiberius, Greville Corbett and Alexander Krasovitsky). Databases designed for investigating specific phenomena. In: The Use of Databases in Cross-Linguistic Studies. Ed. by Everaert, Martin, Simon Musgrave, and Alexis Dimitriadis. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 117-156.
2008. (with Arxipov A.V, M.A. Daniel and A.E. Kibrik) Arčinskij jazyk. In: Malye jazyki i tradicii: siščestvovanie na grani. Moskva: Institut mirovoj kul`tury. 192-232.

Articles
(forthcoming) On Archi morphology from lexicographic perspective. In: Galani, Alexanrda, G.Tsoulas & E.Hicks (eds) Morphology and Its Interfaces. Amsterdam: Benjamins.
2008. (with Greville G. Corbett) Archi: the challenge of an extreme agreement system. In: Arxipov et al. (eds). Fonetika i nefonetika. K 70-letiju Sandro V. Kodzasova. Moscow: Jazyki slavjanskix kul'tur.
2007. (with Anna Kibort & Greville G. Corbett) Determining a language’s feature inventory: person in Archi. In: Peter K. Austin and Andrew Simpson (eds) Endangered Languages (special issue of Linguistische Berichte, number 14), 143 172. Hamburg: Helmut Buske.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Periphrasis
 Canonical Morphology and Syntax
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Canonical Morphology and Syntax
Courses Taught: Global Diversity in Language and Communication



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