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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: Habib  Borjian
Institution: Encyclopædia Iranica, Columbia University, New York
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State and/or Country: NY
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Phonology
Typology
Lexicography
Writing Systems
Specialty: Iranian languages
Subject Language(s): Talysh
Language Family(ies): Indo-European
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Meyma’i: A Central Iranian Plateau Dialect
 The Raji Dialect of Jowshaqan



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