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Title: Language Contact in Amazonia
Written By: Chia-jung Pan
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This book investigates the contact between Arawak and Tucanoan languages spoken in the Vaupes river basin in northwest Amazonia, which spans Columbia and Brazil. The book considers which parts of the language categories are likely to be borrowed and examines changes brought about by recent contact with European languages and culture.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780199588244
Pages: 400
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