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Title: Evidence and Counter-Evidence (Vol 2)
Subtitle: Essays in Honour of Frederik Kortlandt. Volume 2: General Linguistics.
Edited By: Alexander Lubotsky
Jos Schaeken
Jeroen Wiedenhof
Series Title: Studies in Slavic and General Linguistics Vol. 33

Table of Contents

The editors
List of Publications by Frederik Kortlandt

Willem Adelaar: Towards a Typological Profile of the Andean Languages

Elisabeth De Boer: The Origin of Alternations in Initial Pitch in ihe
Verbal Paradigms of the Central Japanese (Kyôto Type) Accent Systems

V.A. Chirikba: Armenians and their Dialects in Abkhazia

Katia Chirkova: On the Position of Báima within Tibetan: A Look from Basic

Karen Steffen Chung: Living (Happily) with Contradiction

George van Driem: The Language Organism: Parasite or Mutualist?

Roger Finch: Mongolian /-gar/ and Japanese /-gar-/

Stefan Georg: Yeniseic Languages and the Siberian Linguistic Area

Ekaterina Gruzdeva: How to Orient Oneself on Sakhalin: A Guide to Nivkh
Locational Terms

C. Hoede: Knowledge Graph Analysis of Particles in Japanese

Henning Klöter: Facts and Fantasy about Favorlang: Early European
Encounters with Taiwan’s Languages

Maarten Kossmann: Three Irregular Berber Verbs: ‘Eat’, ‘Drink’, ‘Be Cooked,

Riikka Länsisalmi: Teaching Personal Reference in Japanese

Elena Maslova: Dual Nominalisation in Yukaghir: Structural Ambiguity as
Semantic Duality

Roy Andrew Miller: The Altaic Aorist in *-Ra in Old Korean

Marc Hideo Miyake: Avoiding Abba: Old Chinese Syllabic Harmony

Maarten Mous: Voice in Tunen: The So-Called Passive Prefix Bé-

Irina Nikolaeva: Chuvan and Omok Languages?

Martine Robbeets: If Japanese is Altaic, How can it be so Simple?

Elena Skribnik: Buryat Evaluative Constructions

Harry Stroomer: Three Tashelhiyt Berber Texts from the Arsène Roux Archives

Arie Verhagen: Syntax, Recursion, Productivity – A Usage-Based Perspective
on the Evolution of Grammar

Jeroen Wiedenhof: Language, Brains and the Syntactic Revolution

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Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Rodopi
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9042024712
ISBN-13: 9789042024717
Pages: 434
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