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Title: Working Papers of SIL, U of N.Dakota
Edited By: J. Albert Bickford
Series Title: Volume 47

Contents of volume 47 (2003): . Thomas N. Headland: Thirty endangered languages in the Philippines . Stephen Parkhurst and Dianne Parkhurst: Lexical comparisons of signed languages and the effects of iconicity . Emma Pavey: An analysis of it-clefts within a Role and Reference Grammar framework . David Weber: Evidence that demands a verdict? . Calvin Tiessen: Positive orientation towards the vernacular among the Talysh of Sumgayit. [Feature M.A. thesis]

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Working Papers, Summer Institute of Linguistics, U of N. Dakota
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Talysh
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