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Name: Richard  Compton (IPA: ˡɹɪʧɚd ˡkɑmptņ)
Institution: Université du Québec à Montréal
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State and/or Country: Québec
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Specialty: Morphosyntax of Inuktitut, Fieldwork
Subject Language(s): Inuktitut, Eastern Canadian
Inuktitut, Western Canadian
Language Family(ies): Eskimo-Aleut
Selected Publications: Palatalization and ‘strong i’ across Inuit dialects.
Word-formation by phase in Inuit.
Explaining the lack of intersective strictly-attributive adjectives in Inuit.
Adjectives and adverbs as distinct lexical categories in Inuktitut.
Courses Taught: Syntax; Morphology; Field Methods; Phonology; English Grammar; English Words; Introduction to Linguistics; Introduction to Language / À la découverte du langage; Writing Systems; Historical Linguistics; Phonology; Lexicology
Dissertation Abstract: The Syntax and Semantics of Modification in Inuktitut: Adjectives and adverbs in a polysynthetic language

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