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Title: Reduplication in Tiriys (Cariban)
Written By: Sérgio Meira
Series Title: Languages of the World 11
Description:

This study presents original data illustrating previously undescribed reduplicative patterns found in Tiriys, a Cariban language spoken in Northern Brazil; this is the first time that reduplication in a Cariban language is described in detail. One of the patterns is simpler, and its synchronic cases of variation suggest a certain path of historical evolution. For the other pattem, the complexity of the several subcases appear to indicate antiquity and make formal accounts significantly more difficult.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Subject Language(s): Trió
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3895869147
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 26pp.
Prices: USD 10 / DM 20 / # 7