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Name: John  D.  Bengtson
Institution: Association for the Study of Language in Prehistory
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State and/or Country: MN
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
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Selected Publications: Some features of Dene-Caucasian phonology (with special reference to Basque). Cahiers de l’Institut de Linguistique de Louvain (CILL) 30.4: 33-54.

Notes on Basque Comparative Phonology. Mother Tongue 8: 21-39.

The Dene-Caucasian noun prefix *s-. In The Linguist's Linguist: A Collection of Papers in Honour of Alexis Manaster Ramer, ed. by F. Cavoto, pp. 53-57. Munich: LINCOM Europa.

(with Václav Blažek) Lexical parallels between Ainu and Austric and their implications. Archiv Orientalni, Quarterly Journal of Asian and Africa Studies 68: 237-258.

Ein vergleich von buruschaski und nordkaukasisch, Georgica 20: 88-94.

(with Merritt Ruhlen) Global etymologies. In Merritt Ruhlen, On the Origin of Languages: Studies in Linguistic Taxonomy (Stanford, California, Stanford University Press): 277-336.

Edward Sapir and the “Sino-Dene” hypothesis, Anthropological Science 102 (3): 207- 230.
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