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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Sean  C. O'Rourke
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Homepage: http://www.yale.edu/linguist/students/orourke.html
State and/or Country: MD
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
History of Linguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
Genetic Classification
Specialty: phonology, morphology, clitics, OT
Subject Language(s): Slovenian
Tokharian A
Tokharian B
Language Family(ies): Niger-Congo
Slavic Subgroup
Selected Publications: 2004. On syntactic and prosodic domains of clitic placement in Slovene. Slovene Studies 26. 27-79.
Academic Paper Abstract: On syntactic and prosodic domains of clitic placement in Slovene
Champollion, Jean-Fran├žois (1790-1832)
Guthrie, Malcolm (1903-1972)
Thurneysen, Rudolf (1857-1940)

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