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By Catherine Rudin

ISBN-10: 3946234399

ISBN-13: 9783946234395

The Siouan family members contains a few twenty languages, traditionally spoken throughout a huge swath of the principal North American plains and woodlands, in addition to in elements of the southeastern usa. inspite of its geographical quantity and variety, and the dimensions and significance of numerous Siouan-speaking tribes, this family members has obtained quite little cognizance within the linguistic literature and plenty of of the person Siouan languages are seriously understudied. This quantity goals to make paintings on Siouan languages extra widely on hand and to inspire deeper research of the myriad typological, theoretical, descriptive, and pedagogical concerns they increase. The 17 chapters during this quantity current a large diversity of present Siouan learn, targeting a number of Siouan languages, from quite a few linguistic views: historical-genetic, philological, utilized, descriptive, formal/generative, and comparative/typological. The editors' preface summarizes attribute beneficial properties of the Siouan relatives, together with head-final and "verb-centered" syntax, a posh procedure of verbal affixes together with applicatives and subject-possessives, head-internal relative clauses, gendered speech markers, stop-systems together with ejectives, and a choice for yes prosodic and phonotactic styles. the amount is devoted to the reminiscence of Professor Robert L. Rankin, a towering determine in Siouan linguistics all through his lengthy profession, who passed on to the great beyond in February of 2014.

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