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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: Anaïd  Donabédian
Institution: Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales
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Homepage: http://a.donabedian.free.fr
State and/or Country: France   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Armenian
Selected Publications: Donabédian, A. (ed.), Langues de diaspora, langues en contact, Faits de Langue, Ophrys, Paris, 18/2001, 282 p.

Donabédian, A., “Toward a Semasiological account of Evidentials : an Enounciative Approach of –er in Modern Western Armenian”, Journal of Pragmatics, 33/3 (2001) 421-442.

Donabédian, A., « A la recherche de la logophoricité en arménien », in Combat pour les langues du monde / Fighting for the World’s Languages, hommage à Claude Hagège, Frenandez-Vest J. (ed.), Paris, Editions L'Harmattan 2007, collection Grammaire & Cognition Nos 4 et 5, p. 165-176

Donabédian, A., « Sujets nus en arménien ; inaccusativité ou énonciation? », in Le sujet, une catégorie en question, Cahiers de Linguistique de l’Inalco, 6/2006-2007 , p. 129-153.

Donabedian, A., « Neoformlennyj sub’’ekt v zapadnoarmjanskom jazyke—k voprosu o neakkuzativnosti », Voprosy Jazykoznanija, 1/2010, p. 24-45

Donabedian, A., « Nom nu et tropisme typologique : le cas de l’arménien », in Floricic F. (ed.), Essais de typologie et de linguistique générale, mélanges offerts à Denis Creissels, Lyon, ENS Editions, 2010, p. 403-416
Announced on LINGUIST :  Formalising Natural Languages with NooJ
Courses Taught: Language Description
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Armenian Language History

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