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Query:   Results from Prior Navajo Sibilant Harmony Query
Author:  Kelly Berkson
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Phonetics
Phonology

Summary:   More than a year ago I posted a query looking for participants for an
online Navajo language survey about sibilant harmony. Thank you to
all who responded! The thesis that eventually arose out of that
research--entitled ''The Nature of Optional Sibilant Harmony in Navajo-
-is now available here:

http://kuscholarworks.ku.edu/dspace/handle/1808/7589

Thank you once again to everyone who was so generous with their
time and energy. I am grateful!

Cheers,

Kelly Berkson
University of Kansas
Department of Linguistics

LL Issue: 22.2719
Date Posted: 30-Jun-2011
Original Query: Read original query


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