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Title: Lexical Diffusion in Immigrant Languages of the Andaman Islands
Author: Sreenathan M
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Institution: Anthropological Survey of India
Linguistic Field: Anthropological Linguistics
Abstract: The Andaman Islands are a social and linguistic mosaic. The article examines the historical foundations and sociolinguistic lexical diffusion observed in the languages of the immigrant population by analyzing a set of lexical items.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: In Progress
Publication Info: The Eastern Anthropologist. Vol. 51, No. 1, pp. 53-61. ISSN 0012-86861998.


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