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Jeffrey Heath

-dislocation with impersonal-subject ‘they.’ However, he seems to discount blending as a factor in the transition from parataxis to morphosyntactic construction, as shown by the discussion of the German and English relatives touched on above. Time and time again he discusses the life cycle of a construction with no

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Cecil H. Brown

deer (e.g., Huastec, Ixil, Jacaltec, Otomi, Matlazinca, Chiapanec, Tequistlatec), a consequence of naming the introduced former creature after the native latter. My large-scale comparative investigation of names for introduced items (both artifacts and living things) in native languages spoken

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Applying Population Genetic Approaches within Languages

Finnish Dialects as Linguistic Populations

Kaj Syrjänen, Terhi Honkola, Jyri Lehtinen, Antti Leino and Outi Vesakoski

living in the area for their whole life. The resulting dialect atlas (Kettunen, 1940a) mainly documents the distribution of morphological and phonological phenomena, with less information about lexical variation. It was accompanied by an explanatory book (Kettunen, 1940b), and is closely related to his

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Gabriella Safran

researcher to take into account the effect of biography and politics on language ideology. The first part of this article introduces Chernov and describes a key incident in his life involving language and ethnic identity. The second analyzes the depiction of jr in his memoirs, with particular attention

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Chaya R. Nove

. The author does not disclose the source of the data and Hasidim are never explicitly mentioned, but references to a rebbe and religious life seem to imply that they are the ones utilizing such expressions. There are no analytic studies of spoken HY in this issue, either. To examine patterns in

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Alexander Beider

Gentile majority. Consequently, the Jewish authors in question were considering that they themselves were speaking German in their everyday life and not a separate language. 3 Early Christian scholars who studied Jewish languages (mainly within the frames of the Humanistic tradition) generally considered

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Language Contact and the Development of Modern Hebrew

Edit Doron

1971 1 36 85 Goldenberg Gideon “Hebrew as a Living Semitic Language.” Evolution and Renewal—Trends in the Development of the Hebrew Language: Lectures Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Hebrew Language Council 1996 Jerusalem Publications

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Steffen Krogh

’ Der id : der tog vos ikh hob nisht getrinken iz take geven der lengster tog in mayn lebn (B:58,2) ‘The day I did not drink was indeed the longest day of my life’ Der idisher gedank : […] a harts atake fun vos er hot zikh borekh hashem gants gikh erhoylt (37,1) ‘[…] a heart attack

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Hilary Pomeroy

’s once thriving Jewish communities, a council of rabbis met in Valladolid in 1432 to draw up a series of ordinances designed to regulate Jewish life in the local Jewish quarter. These statutes, known as the Valladolid taqqanot , would prove to be one of the earliest legal documents written in Spanish

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Beáta Wagner-Nagy

, the Dolgan form the largest group of indigenous people living on the Taimyr Peninsula. According to census data in Taimyr from 2010 2 the ethnic group of Dolgan is comprised of 5,393 persons. Their language is closely related to Yakut; some researchers even consider Dolgan as a dialect of Yakut