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Katja Hannß

language is that language from which a contact language derives the bulk of its lexicon”. With respect to Kallawaya, this means that Kallawaya is the contact language, which has borrowed its lexicon from Pukina, Quechua, Aymara, and Uru-Chipaya. In the course of the present paper, I will argue that Stark

Joshua R. Brown and Benjamin Carpenter

of heritage language proficiency has declined in Wisconsin, it is nonetheless present today, though the greatest populations of heritage language speakers now hail from Latin America, East Asia, and Africa. Previous work on immigrant bilingualism in the United States has shown that usually within

French Guianese Creole

Its Emergence from Contact

William Jennings and Stefan Pfänder

for the study of early fgc and shows that the Arawak pidgin needs to be considered as part of the language contact situation in early French Guiana. Guy Hazaël-Massieux (1990) presented the hypothesis that in contrast to the Lesser Antilles, Native American languages like Arawak may have played

slm is Dead, Long Live Sri Lanka Malay

A Review Article of Nordhoff 2013

Umberto Ansaldo

the intense Malay-Tamil bilingualism mentioned above is, basically, historical fiction, Tamil-Malay marriage did indeed happen on a significant scale. This may be confirmed if the new or reinterpreted historical material presented is accurate. The implication of this would be that Tamil is indeed a

Eitan Grossman

1 Introduction The present article takes a quantitative approach to investigating contact-induced change, using typological parameters established for the purposes of cross-linguistic comparison. Specifically, it examines the likelihood that a socio-politically dominant language, Greek

Ahmad Al-Jallad

identical to its ASA counterpart, differing only in that the onset of the pronominal morphemes was t as opposed to k . The diffusion of inflectional morphology is not limited to exchanges in the expression of a shared morphological category. Entire morphological categories, present in one

Zygmunt Frajzyngier

constitute predicate focus (Mina has a separate means of coding focus on the predicate. Focus on the predicate has different forms, depending on the aspect of the clause. In both past and present, focus on the predicate is coded by the dependent aspects.): Topicalization of the subject in Mina

Sean Allison

1 Introduction Aikhenvald and Dixon (2006) present a book length cross-linguistic study of language contact situations for different parts of the world. The following quote from Aikhenvald’s introductory chapter to the book provides the impetus for the current paper. Only in

Andrew Dombrowski

) . After presenting sociohistorical background information about Opoja, I review all of the environments where /o/ occurs uniquely in the Opoja dialect, and argue that the presence of /o/ in Opoja is due to a sound change from /ə/ to /o/. I furthermore argue that this sound change was influenced by the

J. Clancy Clements

which they lived previously. What did change for those who created kcp , as will be discussed, was their status within the highly developed, all-pervasive caste system of the area. When the Portuguese settled in India, this newly-arrived community was incorporated as a new caste within the already-present