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Title: ICSNL XXXVI: The Thirty-Sixth International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages
Subtitle: Volume 6
Edited By: Leora Anne Bar-el
Ian L. Wilson
L. T. Watt
Series Title: UBCWPL
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

ANA ARREGUI & LISA MATTHEWSON
A cross-linguistic perspective on the expression of manner
DAWN BATES AND THOM HESS
Tense or aspect? A prefix of future time in Lushootseed
STRANG BURTON, HENRY DAVIS, PETER JACOBS, LINDA TAMBURRI WATT &
MARTINA WILTSCHKO
A boy, a dog and a frog
HENRY DAVIS
On negation in Salish
BRENT GALLOWAY
Integrated cognitive semantics applied to Halkomelem
DONNA B. GERDTS & THOMAS E. HUKARI
Argument linking and passives in Halkomelem
CARRIE GILLON
Negative generic sentences in Squamish Salish
MERCEDES UESNEY HINKSO
The semantics of the lexical suffix *wil
EUN-SOOK KIM
Glottalization in Southern Wakashan: a comparative study
M. DALE KINKADE
Proto-Salish irrealis
SHARON R. KINLEY
Northern Straits: A Native perspective
DERYLE LONSDALE
A two-level implementation of Lushootseed morphology
ANTHONY MATTINA
Okanagan sentence types: a preliminary working paper
TIMOTHY MONTLER
Auxiliaries and other grammatical categories in Klallam
SCOTT SHANK
And-fronting and the copula in Upper Chehalis
WAYNE SUTTLES
Some questions about Northern Straits
JILL MARIA WAGNER
Coeur d'Alene/Snchitsu'umshtsn language revitalization efforts in public high school in past and present context
Martina Wiltschko
Passive in Halkomelem and Squamish Salish

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: University of British Columbia Working Papers in Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Family(ies): Salishan
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Format: Paperback
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