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How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Facing Finnic: Some Challenges to Historical and Contact Linguistics
Edited By: Johanna Laakso
Series Title: Castrenianumin toimitteita 59

The book consists of papers by 12 linguists, shedding light on different aspects of the history and contacts of the Finnic languages: language contacts, bilingualism and codeswitching, historical phonology, etymology, typology, grammaticalisation, etc.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Finno-Ugrian Society
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9525150402
ISBN-13: N/A