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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: Michael  Cysouw (IPA: sisau)
Institution: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
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State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Language Documentation
Genetic Classification
Selected Publications: ®
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Paradigmatic Structure of Person Marking
 The Paradigmatic Structure of Person Marking
 Rethinking Universals
 Rara & Rarissima
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Paradigmatic Structure of Person Marking
Reviewer of: Language Description: Frajzyngier (2001) (LL Issue 12.3099)
Reviews Morse/Maxwell (1999) and Miller (1999) (LL Issue 12.810)

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