LINGUIST List 11.1725

Fri Aug 11 2000

Qs: Subject-Prominent to Topic-Prominent,Sapoteco

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  1. Sang Hwan Seong, From Subject-Prominent to Topic-Prominent
  2. mfeke, Curso de Sapoteco

Message 1: From Subject-Prominent to Topic-Prominent

Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2000 19:17:51 +0200
From: Sang Hwan Seong <>
Subject: From Subject-Prominent to Topic-Prominent

Dear Linguist,
I have an inquiry regarding the classic article "Subject and Topic: A New
Typology of Language" by Li and Thompson (1976).
Does anyone know any language(s) that shifted from "subject-prominent" to
"topic-prominent" one(s)? Does anyone know any literature that discusses
this issue?
I would very appreciate it, if you could direct your response to the
following address:

Dr. Sang Hwan Seong
Seminar fuer Orientalische Sprachen
University of Bonn
Nassestrasse 2
D-53113 Bonn
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Message 2: Curso de Sapoteco

Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2000 15:58:19 -0400
From: mfeke <>
Subject: Curso de Sapoteco

	Soy una estudiante graduada de los EE.UU.. Estudio las lenguas
indigenas de Mexico. Le escribo porque busco un curso de Sapoteco. Me
gustaria encontrar una universidad o escuela donde se ensena el Sapoteco
del Istmo (hablado en la ciudad de Juchitan, Oaxaca). Quiero viajar a
Mexico para estudiar y aprender el Sapoteco. Si tiene alguna
informacion, por favor, mandemela a mi direccion del correo electronico:
					Muchas gracias,
						Marilyn Feke
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