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Title: Die Sprache der Bribri-Indianer in Costa Rica
Edited By: H. Pittier de Fábrega
Friedrich Müller
Series Title: LINCOM Americana 05
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Unter den Sprachen der central-amerikanischen Republik Costa Rica, die noch wenig bekannt sind ist bloß eine, von deren Bau wir einigermaßen eine Vorstellung haben, nämlich die Sprache der Bribri Indianer. Die vorliegende Studie beruht auf einer Auswertung des von Pittier de Fábrega, Leiter des Instituto Físico-Geográfico de Costa Rica gesammelten linguistischen Materials. Inhalt: Ethnographische Einleitung und Bemerkungen über die ehemalige Verbreitung der Indianer Costa Ricas, der Bribri-Stamm, Grammatischer Abriß (die Laute, Bildung der Hauptwörter, Bildung der Zeitwörter, Elementarregeln der Syntax, Verwandschaftsverhältnisse, Wörterverzeichnis. Originaltexte mit Interlinearübersetzung (Re-edition; originally published 1898 in Wien; written in German).

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Typology
Amerindian
Subject Language(s): Bribri
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783862901197
Pages: 153
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