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Name: Hans  Henrich Hock
Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.linguistics.uiuc.edu/hhhock/
State and/or Country: IL
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Sanskrit
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Historical, Indo-European, and Lexicographical Studies. A Festschrift for Ladislav Zgusta on the Occasion of his 70th Birthday.
 Principles of Historical Linguistics
 Language History, Language Change, and Language Relationship
Dissertation Director * of: Rendition Techniques in the Chinese Translation of Three Sanskrit Buddhist Scriptures
(Shu-Fen Chen, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Crossing the Lexicon: Anglicisms in the German Hip Hop Community
(Matthew Garley, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Four-way Stop Contrasts in Hindi: An acoustic study of voicing, fundamental frequency and spectral tilt
(Indranil Dutta, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Lexical, Pragmatic and Positional Effects on Prosody in Two Dialects of Croatian and Serbian: An acoustic study
(Rajka Smiljanic, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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