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by Dundes, the folklore of social protest and the folklore of computers demonstrate convincingly that 116 Yus Rusyana folklore is a living aspect of the modem world (Dundes 1975:33-4). Moreover, because of the close relationship between literature and folklore, this particular phenomenon

In: Variation, Transformation and Meaning

diving straight into the most complex of available texts, a first grade Malagasy reader. i remember, that particular text was about the environment, or ny tontolo inainana “the totality (of ) living (things)” as Malagasy say more accurately, stressing the importance of the notion of life in the place

In: Deriving Nominals

phono- tactic contexts motivated the evolution of four separate morphophonological processes: internal and external metathesis, apocope and devocalization. For the sake of convenience, morphemes are either referred to as left side com- ponents or right side components. Morphemes featuring a final

In: Leti, a Language of Southwest Maluku

productively in local and global multi-literacy activities (Ambigapathy, Pang, Shanthi, & Chee, 2013). Malaysia has made literacy a priority agenda, but the task of re-imaging and reshaping what it means to be literate and to pro- duce students who can use literacy to conduct daily life activities in society

In: English in Malaysia

Chadic, Frajzyngier 2012), like Pero and Mina, has not grammaticalized the noun corresponding to ‘head’ as a marker coding the point-of-view of the affected subject. As demonstrated in the present section, this fact supports the hypothesis that the grammaticalization of some functions can be motivated by

In: Embodiment in Cross-Linguistic Studies

Makasae living close to the language boundary “usually have a good command of each other’s vernacular”. Hajek and Himmelmann (2006: 10) confirm that knowledge of Makasae is widespread in Waima’a-speaking areas inside or on the edge of the region’s major urban centre, Baucau. However, they find little

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In: Traces of Contact in the Lexicon