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Name: Thiago  Costa  Chacon (IPA: t∫i.'ago ∫a'kõw)
Institution: University of California, Santa Barbara
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: Brazil   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Morphology
Phonology
Sociolinguistics
Typology
Lexicography
Anthropological Linguistics
Genetic Classification
Specialty: nasal harmony; tone; stress; evidentiality; modality; aspect; tense; person; classifiers; semantics; hierarchy; markedness; areal linguistics; historical and comparative linguistics; historical linguistics, archaeology and ethnology
Language Family(ies): Western Tukanoan
Eastern Tukanoan
Tukanoan
Selected Publications: The Phonology and Morphology of Kubeo. PhD dissertation

Tukano Nominal Classification System

A REVISED PROPOSAL OF PROTO-TUKANOAN CONSONANTS AND TUKANOAN FAMILY CLASSIFICATION

On Proto-Languages and Archaeological Cultures: pre-history and material culture in the Tukanoan family

Kubeo: linguistic and cultural interactions in the Upper Rio Negro. In: Cultural and Linguistic Interactions in the Upper Rio Negro

Factuality as a key to evidentials and other grammatical categories in Kubeo

Adjetivos en Kubeo

Lexical and Viewpoint Aspect in Kubeo

The reconstruction of laryngealization in Proto-Tukanoan

Linguistic Diversity of the Amazon

The Interaction of Stress and Tone in Kubeo

Tense and Aspect in Cuzco Quechua

Linking tone and stress: the role of metrical structure in Kubeo.

Morphological Complexity and Complex Morphemes in Kubeo

Nasality in Tukanoan: synchrony and diachrnoy
Courses Taught: n.a
Dissertation Abstract: The Phonology and Morphology of Kubeo: The documentation, theory and description of an Amazonian language
Reviewer of: Perception and Cognition in Language and Culture (LL Issue 24.2864)



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