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Title: Proto Witotoan
Written By: Richard P. Aschmann

The author describes how, by making use only of evidence from languages spoken today, he reconstructed the protolanguage of six languages found in the Amazonian areas of Peru, Colombia, and Brazil.

Publication Year: 1993
Publisher: SIL International Publications
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Language Family(ies): Boran
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0883121891
ISBN-13: 9780883121894
Pages: 176
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