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Title: Linguistic Theory and Complex Words
Subtitle: Nuuchahnulth Word Formation
Written By: John Stonham

Nuuchahnulth is known for its striking use of word-formation and complex
inflection. This is the first book to provide a detailed description of the
complex morphology of the language, based on material gathered when it was
more viable than it is now. The description is embedded within a
broad-ranging theoretical discussion of interest to all morphologists. It
will provide an essential tool for researchers in Nuuchahnulth and related
languages, in Wakashan in general and in Native American Studies.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Subject Language(s): Nootka
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1403903484
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 320
Prices: U.K. £ 55