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Vowel Length From Latin to Romance

By Michele Loporcaro

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Letter Writing and Language Change

Edited By Anita Auer, Daniel Schreier, and Richard J. Watts

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Title: Sino-Tibetan Numeral Systems: Prefixes, Protoforms and Problems
Written By: James A. Matisoff
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This monograph treats the phonological shapes, historical origins and semantic organisation of the numeral systems of dozens of Sino-Tibetan languages, and presents many newly reconstructed roots. Special attention is paid to the use of prefixes, the interinfluence of adjacent numerals, and language contact phenomena.

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: Pacific Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Phonology
Language Family(ies): Sino-Tibetan
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0858834642
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 136pp
Prices: A$36.30