LINGUIST List 32.368

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TOC: Asian Languages and Linguistics 1 / 2 (2021)

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 12-Jan-2021
From: Karin Plijnaar <>
Subject: Asian Languages and Linguistics Vol. 1, No. 2 (2021)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Asian Languages and Linguistics
Volume Number: 1
Issue Number: 2
Issue Date: 2021

Main Text:

2020. iii, 174 pp.

Table of Contents


An ethnolinguistic repositioning of the Balmiki language of Odisha: A bibliographic appraisal
Subrat Kalyan Pattanayak & Biswanandan Dash
pp. 205–230

A historical investigation into Persian prefixal verbs based on Siyâsat-nâmeh and a contemporary corpus
Jalal Rahimian, Mehrzad Mansuri & Shimasadat Alipouri
pp. 231–250

Mechanisms of semantic change: The case of Cantonese slang
May L-Y Wong
pp. 251–277

From topic marker to case marker: A case of case formation in Gansu-Qinghai linguistic area
Dan Xu
pp. 278–308

On the nature of AA question in Yi and related problems
Heyou Zhang & Muji Wuni
pp. 309–345

Notes and Discussions:

The structural uniqueness of languages and the value of comparison for language description
Martin Haspelmath
pp. 346–366

Book Review:

Rob Goedemans, Jeffrey Heinz & Harry van der Hulst (ed.). 2018. The study of word stress and accent: Theories, methods and data
Reviewed by Jia Guo, Siyi Jia & Yanting Sun
pp. 367–378

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
                            Linguistic Theories

Language Family(ies): Afroasiatic

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