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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: Vit  Luraghi
Institution: Memorial University
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  An Introduction to the Study of Morphology
 A Historical Syntax of Late Middle Indo-Aryan (Apabhramsa)
 Tense and Aspect in Indo-European Languages: Theory, Typology, and Diachrony
 Morphological and Syntactic Change in Medieval Greek and South Slavic Languages
 From Case to Adposition
 Grammatical Change in Indo-European Languages
 Continuum Companion to Historical Linguistics
 The Bloomsbury Companion to Historical Linguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Continuum Companion to Historical Linguistics

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