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Query:   Summary: Echo-word Reduplication
Author:  Harold F Schiffman
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Morphology
Phonology

Summary:   Thanks to everyone who contributed to my query about echo-word
reduplication. I have summarized it all on a website with the URL:

http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/~haroldfs/echoword/

Those who are interested in contributing to a data-base we have
established can do so on line; just follow the links.

Hal Schiffman

=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+
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Harold F. Schiffman
Academic Director
Henry R. Luce Professor of Language Learning Penn Language Center
Dept. of South Asia Regional Studies 715-16 Williams Hall
820 Williams Hall, Box 6305 Box 6305

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

Phone: (215) 898-5825 (215) 898-6039
Fax: (215) 573-2138 Fax (215) 573-2139

Email: haroldfs@ccat.sas.upenn plc@ccat.sas.upenn.edu
WWW: http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/~haroldfs/ http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/~plc/

The Penn Language Center is a facility supporting language teaching in the
less-commonly-taught languages, as well as research in language pedagogy
and interdisciplinary language-related issues.

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LL Issue: 10.1528
Date Posted: 14-Oct-1999
Original Query: Read original query


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