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Jost Gippert: Our Featured Linguist!

"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Endangered Austronesian, Papuan and Australian Aboriginal languages : essays on language documentation, archiving and revitalization
(Reviewer: Nicholas J Williams) - - Gunter Senft (18-May-2012)

Grammatical Change : Theory and Description
(Reviewer: Anuradha Sudharsan) - - Rachel Marion Hendery, Jennifer Hendriks (21-Nov-2011)

Borrowing : A Pacific perspective
(Reviewer: Simon Musgrave) - - Jan Tent, Paul Geraghty (28-Apr-2006)

Deixis and Demonstratives in Oceanic Languages
(Reviewer: Keira Gebbie Ballantyne) - - Gunter Senft (08-Jun-2005)