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Name: Zygmunt  Frajzyngier
Institution: University of Colorado
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://stripe.colorado.edu/~frajzyng/Home.html
State and/or Country: USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Syntax
Subject Language(s): Fipa
Gidar
Mina
Lele
Wandala
Pero
Mwaghavul
Hdi
Selected Publications: 2004. Frajzyngier, Zygmunt, David Rood, and Adam Hodges (eds). Linguistic variation and languege theories. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins.

2004. Frajzyngier, Zygmunt, and Mohammed Munkaila. Grammatical and semantic relations in Hausa: ‘point of view’ ‘goal’ and ‘affected object’. Cologne: Koeppe.
2003. and Erin Shay. Explaining language structure through systems interaction. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins.

2002. Studies in Chadic morphology and syntax. Paris/Brussels: Peeters.

2002. Frajzyngier Zygmunt with Erin Shay. A Grammar of Hdi. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter
2001. A Grammar of Lele. Stanford Monographs in African Linguistics. Stanford: CSLI.

1999. Frajzyngier Zygmunt and Traci Curl (eds.) Reflexives: Forms and Functions. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins.

1999. Frajzyngier Zygmunt and Traci Curl (eds.) Reciprocals: Forms and Functions. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Reflexives: Forms and Functions
 Reciprocals: Forms and functions
 Grammaticalization of the Complex Sentence. A Case Study in Chadic
 A Grammar of Hdi
 A Grammar of Lele
 Explaining Language Structure through Systems Interaction
 Linguistic Diversity and Language Theories
 A Grammar of Mina
 A Grammar of Gidar
 Interaction of Morphology and Syntax
 A Grammar of Wandala
 The Afroasiatic Languages
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  A Grammar of Mina
 A Grammar of Lele
 Explaining Language Structure through Systems Interaction
 Linguistic Diversity and Language Theories



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