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Query Subject:   Community Service projects in Linguistics
Author:   Peggy Speas
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Historical Linguistics

Query:   A standard textbook on historical linguistics, Hock's 1991 Principles
of Historical Linguistics, 2nd ed., p. 386, says:

''...it has been noted that verbs are crosslinguistically less easily
borrowed than nouns...''

Is this a generally accepted claim? Can you suggest a basic
bibliography where I could find documentation?

Thanks,

George Huttar
LL Issue: 13.514
Date posted: 24-Feb-2002



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