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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: David  Odden (IPA: owdn)
Institution: Ohio State University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~odden/
State and/or Country: OH
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Jina
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Some aspects of the grammar of Zina Kotoko
 Introducing Phonology
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Some aspects of the grammar of Zina Kotoko
Courses Taught: Phonology, Field Methods, General Linguistics
Dissertation Director * of: The Synchronic and Diachronic Phonology of Ejectives
(Paul Fallon, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Verbal Tonology of Lumarachi and Lunyala-West: Two dialects of Luluyia (Bantu, J.30, Kenya)
(Michael Marlo, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Aspects of the Morphology and Phonology of Konni
(Michael C. Cahill, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: An analysis of North Saami gradation

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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