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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: Frank  Christian Seifart
Institution: Ruhr-Universität Bochum
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Homepage: http://www.linguistics.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/~seifart
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Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Typology
Writing Systems
Language Family(ies): Arawakan
Witotoan
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Potentials of Language Documentation
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Potentials of Language Documentation
Dissertation Abstract: The structure and Use of Shape-based Noun Classes in Miraña (North West Amazon)
Dissertation Abstract: El sistema de clasificación nominal del Miraña



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