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Query:   Endangered Language Breakdown
Author:  Serena Crivellaro
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Discourse Analysis

Summary:   Regarding query:

Relevant Literature:
DORIAN, NANCY, ed. 1989 Investigating Obsolescence: Studies in Language
Contraction and Death. New York: Cambridge UP.
DORIAN, NANCY. Language death : the life cycle of a Scottish Gaelic
dialect. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1981.
JONES, MARI. Language obsolescence and revitalization : linguistic change
in two sociolinguistically contrasting Welsh communities. Oxford [England]
: Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
SCHMIDT, ANNETTE (1985): Young People's Dyirbal. An example of language
death from Australia. Cambridge et al.: University Press, 1985 (= Cambridge
Studies in Linguistics; Supplementary Volume).

Similar behavior:
Yan-nhangu people (Northern Australia) [dialectal variation]
Zapotecan word order [syntax]
Irish [incomplete acquisition by younger speakers]
Australian languages, no further specification
St'at'imcets (Lillooet, British Columbia) [phonetic variation]

I would like to thank the respondents again for their efforts and timely
answers to my query—you have been incredibly helpful!

LL Issue: 16.2815
Date Posted: 30-Sep-2005
Original Query: Read original query


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