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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Hiroto  Uchihara
Institution: Georgetown University
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Homepage: http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~uchihara/
State and/or Country: DC
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Writing Systems
Subject Language(s): Cherokee
Language Family(ies): Iroquoian
Selected Publications: 2013. 'Cherokee Noun Incorporation Revisisted', International Journal of American Linguistics

2009. 'High Tone in Oklahoma Cherokee', International Journal of American Linguistics, 75-3: 317-336.
Courses Taught: Japanese 101
Languages of the world
Dissertation Abstract: Tone and Accent in Oklahoma Cherokee

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