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Title: Facing Finnic: Some Challenges to Historical and Contact Linguistics
Edited By: Johanna Laakso
Series Title: Castrenianumin toimitteita 59
Description:

The book consists of papers by 12 linguists, shedding light on different aspects of the history and contacts of the Finnic languages: language contacts, bilingualism and codeswitching, historical phonology, etymology, typology, grammaticalisation, etc.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Finno-Ugrian Society
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Typology
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9525150402
ISBN-13: N/A