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Language Contact in Amazonia (Oxford Linguistics)

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages320
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ISBN 10019925785X
ISBN 109780199257850

Brush up on a language or learn a brand new one with our wide selection of foreign language dictionaries and foreign language study aids at Barnes & Noble®. We’ve got everyone covered from beginners to more advanced speakers.   Companion to the PBS series which attempts to capture the spirit of the world's largest tropical wilderness, the Amazon Basin rainforest offering a closer look at rarely seen animals as they contend with the volatile waters of the world's largest river system. Also includes essays on useful plants of the Amazon and on the status of conservation of the Amazon basin. She outlines the origins and results of contact-induced language change, extreme language mixture—which can produce pidgins, creoles, and bilingual mixed languages—and language death. The book concludes with a brief survey of language endangerment.


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Language Contact in Amazonia (Oxford Linguistics) by Alexandra Aikhenvald Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Language Contact in Amazonia is must reading for students of Amazonian languages, language change, convergence, areal linguistics, lexical and grammatical borrowing, and many other areas in the sociology of language."--SIL Electronic Book Reviews.

About the by: Language Contact in Amazonia is must reading for students of Amazonian languages, language change, convergence, areal linguistics, lexical and grammatical borrowing, and many other areas in the * SIL Electronic Book Reviews * It is hard to find any deficiencies in this volume the text is coherent and intelligible.

Most other contact situations have been described for northern and southern Amazonia. Contact with national languages and linguae franche has resulted in influx of loans and language obscolescence.

There is a list of further sources and readings on areal linguistic and language contact, with special reference to AmazoniaAuthor: Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald. This book considers how and why forms and meanings of different languages at different times may resemble one another.

The author explains the relationship between areal diffusion and the genetic development of languages, and reveals the means of distinguishing what may cause one language to share the characteristics of another.

This book investigates the contact between Arawak and Tucanoan languages spoken in the Vaupés river basin in northwest Amazonia, which spans Colombia and Brazil. In this region language is seen as a badge of identity: language mixing is resisted for ideological reasons.

The book considers which parts of the language categories are likely to be borrowed. The HarperCollins International Sales group is dedicated to bringing HarperCollins U.S. books to readers all over the world.

Through a team of sales representatives and a marketing/publicity team, we sell and promote our English language titles globally, both in print and e-book formats. 'Language contact' occurs when speakers of different languages interact and their languages influence each other.

This book is an introduction to the subject, covering individual and societal multilingualism, the acquisition of two or more languages from birth, second language acquisition in adulthood, language change, linguistic typology 4/5(1).

Languages of the Amazon basin are among the most fascinating in the world. This is where one finds unusual sounds, unexpected ways of classifying nouns, elaborate positional verbs, to name just a few features.

Most Amazonian languages have been in contact with each other for many generations. Many people are multilingual, and the unusual patterns of multilingualism have. Amazonia is a techno action adventure with some cool sf elements thrown in.

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Amazonian languages is the term used to refer to the indigenous languages of "Greater Amazonia." This area is significantly larger than the Amazon and extends from the Atlantic coast all the way to the Andes, while its southern border is usually said to be the region is inhabited by societies that share many cultural traits but whose languages are characterized.

Book review of Language Contact in Amazonia. Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp., 1 map. ISBN Author: Ellen B Basso.

Journal of Language Contact (JLC) est une revue en accès libre, évaluée par les pairs à la «double aveugle», elle est focalisée sur les problématiques et les dynamiques de la transformation des langues et des pratiques langagières dans les situations de contact au sein desquelles elles se développent normalement et naturellement.

The book considers which grammatical categories are most and least likely to be borrowed in a situation of prolonged language contact where lexical borrowing is reduced to a minimum. The author provides a genetic analysis of the languages of the region and considers their historical relationships with languages of the same family outside : Alexandra Aikhenvald.

The book considers which grammatical categories are most and least likely to be borrowed in a situation of prolonged language contact where lexical borrowing is reduced to a minimum. The author provides a genetic analysis of the languages of the region and considers their historical relationships with languages of the same family outside by: Amazonian Spanish: Language contact and evolution explores the unique origins, linguistic features, and geo-political situation of the Spanish that has emerged in the Amazon.

While this region boasts much linguistic diversity, many of the indigenous languages found within its limits are now being replaced by : Language Contact in Amazonia (Aikhenvald):Language Contact in Amazonia Article in International Journal of American Linguistics 71(4) October with 26 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

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You’re on your way to Peru when your plane suddenly crashes in the middle of the Amazon. What will you do. The Amazon is not what it seems. As Hugh Raffles shows us in this captivating and innovative book, the world's last great wilderness has been transformed again and again by human activity.

In Amazonia brings to life an Amazon whose allure and reality lie as much, or more, in what people have made of it as in what nature has wrought. Language Contact in Amazonia. Alexandra Y.

Aikhenvald. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp., 1 map. £ (cloth). ISBN [] ELLEN B. BASSO University of Arizona The discourse-areal approach suggested as suited to a more complex study ofmazonian A languages (Beier et al.

) appears at a time when scholarly. Discussion in the book also includes, albeit in more cursory fashion, language families spoken in the areas adjacent to Lowland Amazonia: Chibchan, Barbacoan, Choco, and : Edward J.

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View the full series list at and read them all. THE UNCONQUERED TELLS THE EXTRAORDINARY TRUE STORY OF A JOURNEY INTO THE DEEPEST RECESSES OF THE AMAZON TO TRACK ONE OF THE PLANETS LAST UN-CONTACTED INDIGENOUS TRIBES. Even today there remain tribes in the far reaches of the Amazon rainforest that have avoided contact with modern civilization.

4/5. Intensive language contact between genetically unrelated languages may result in their structural adjustment to each other. The languages will then converge and become similar in their grammar. The effects of language contact are expected to be particularly strong if a dominant language is in the process of ousting the endangered one spoken by a minority group.

Chapter 6: Language Contact 1 Chapter 6 Language contact Introduction In the previous chapters, we have looked at two reasons why languages resemble each other: 1.

Two languages may have certain features in common because these features express universal and/or typological tendencies (chapters 3 and 4). Epps, Patience. ‘Contrasting linguistic ecologies: Indigenous and colonially mediated language contact in northwest Amazonia’.

Special issue of Language and Communication, ed. Ruth Singer and Jill Vaughan. Ramos, Danilo Paiva and Patience Epps. Caminhos de sopro: discurso xamânico e percursos florestais dos Hupd’tion: Professor. Daniel Leonard Everett (born ) is an American linguist and author best known for his study of the Amazon Basin's Pirahã people and their language.

Everett is currently Trustee Professor of Cognitive Sciences at Bentley University in Waltham, July 1, to J Everett served as Dean of Arts and Sciences at Bentley. Prior to Bentley University, Alma mater: University of Campinas.

The Languages of Amazonia Patience Epps University of Texas at Austin Andrés Pablo Salanova University of Ottawa Introduction Amazonia is a linguistic treasure-trove. In this region, defined roughly as the area of the Amazon and Orinoco basins, the diversity of languages is File Size: KB.

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This is a comprehensive reference grammar of Tariana, an endangered Arawak language from a remote region in the northwest Amazonian jungle. Its speakers traditionally marry someone speaking a different language, and as a result most people are fluent in five or six by: Her broader interests include questions related to language contact, multilingualism, and language ideology, and inshe coedited the volume Cultural and linguistic interaction in the Upper Rio Negro Region (Amazonia) with Patience Epps.

Current projects include new documentation and analysis of conversational data involving Kotiria and Wa. Her books include Language Contact in Amazonia () and The Amazonian languages (co-edited with R. Dixon, Cambridge University Press, ). She has done extensive fieldwork on numerous Arawak languages from Brazil and has published a collection of texts in Tariana and also a Tariana-Portuguese Range: $ - $ Book our Amazonia Tour (adults).

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