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Title: Papers for ICSNL XXXVIII
Subtitle: The International Conference on Salish and Neighboring Languages
Edited By: J. C. Brown
Michele Kalmar
URL: http://www.linguistics.ubc.ca/UBCWPL/
Series Title: UBCWPL volume 11
Description:

Pre-published proceedings from the International Conference on Salish and Neighboring Languages (2003) to be held in Lillooet, B.C., Canada August 13-15, 2003.

TOC:

DAWN BATES & THOM HESS
An agentive suffix in Lushootseed

BEN BRAITHWAITE
Syntactic approaches to possessive constructions in Nuuchahnulth

HENRY DAVIS
Mind the gap: on plural agreement and A'-extraction in St'a¡t'imcets (Lillooet Salish)

HENRY DAVIS & LISA MATTHEWSON
A note on remote: The temporal enclitic tu7 in St'a¡t'imcets

DONNA B. GERDTS & MERCEDES . HINKSON
An applicative use of the Halkomelem lexical suffix FACE

DONNA B. GERDTS & THOMAS E. HUKARI
The expression of NPs in Halkomelem texts

DONNA B. GERDTS & KAORU KIYOSAWA
Halkomelem psych applicatives

EUN-SOOK KIM
Delabialisation in Nuu-chah-nulth

DERYLE LONSDALE
Doing Lushootseed morphology by analogy

DAVID D. ROBERTSON
What there is to {C} in Kamloops Wawa shorthand

KIMARY SHAHIN
The uvular/pharyngeal allphones of the St'a¡t'imcets (Lillooet) gutturals: a phonetic study

SCOTT SHANK
A preliminary semantics for pronominal predicates

JOHN STONHAM
Southern Wakashan double reduplication

MARTINA WILTSCHKO
On the surface nature of ergative agreement in Upriver Halkomelem

RACHEL WOJDAK
Predicative lexical suffixes in Nuu-chah-nulth

FLORIAN ZELLMAYER
Perception prefixes in Nez Perce¡

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HENRY B. ZENK & TONY A. JOHNSON
Chinuk Wawa Translations by Joe Peter, 1941: Glimpses of a "Chinuk Man" in action

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LISA MATTHEWSON’S paper
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Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: University of British Columbia Working Papers in Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Kalispel-Pend d'Oreille
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