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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: Elena  Maslova
Institution: Universit├Ąt Bielefeld
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.stanford.edu/~emaslova
State and/or Country: CA
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Linguistic Theories
Discipline of Linguistics
Specialty: Typology
Subject Language(s): Yukaghir, Northern
Yukaghir, Southern
Selected Publications: A Grammar of Kolyma Yukaghir
Tundra Yukaghir
Yukaghir texts
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Grammar of Kolyma Yukaghir
 Tundra Yukaghir
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  A Grammar of Kolyma Yukaghir
Reviewer of: Typology: Aikhenvald, Dixon & Onishi, eds. (2001) (LL Issue 12.2658)
Syntax/Semantics: Rebuschi & Tuller, eds. (1999) (LL Issue 12.845)

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