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Journal Title: Studies in Language
Volume/Issue:   37 / 1
Date: 20/06/2013
Table of Contents: 2013. iii, 239 pp.

Table of Contents

Articles

Describing and explaining the variation of Bantu imperatives and prohibitives
Maud Devos and Daniël Van Olmen 1 – 57

Reciprocal constructions in Mian
Sebastian Fedden 58 – 93

The evolution of number in Otomi: The many faces of the dual
Enrique L. Palancar 94 – 142

Analogy, automation and diagrammatic causation: The evolution of Tibeto-Burman *lak
Jamin Pelkey 144 – 195

Ergative case attrition in Central Indo-Aryan: NP-splits and the Referential Hierarchy
Maxwell Phillips 196 – 216

Book reviews

Narrog, Heiko & Bernd Heine (eds.). 2011. The Oxford handbook of grammaticalization.
Reviewed by Jens Nørgård-Sørensen 217 – 225

Leavitt, John. 2011. Linguistic relativities: Language diversity and modern thought
Reviewed by Vahid Parvaresh 226 – 233

Seppo Kittilä, Katja Västi, & Jussi Ylikoski (eds.). 2011. Case, animacy and semantic roles
Reviewed by Dibella Wdzenczny 234 – 239
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Morphology
Pragmatics
Semantics
Syntax
Subject Language(s): Amele
Mian
Wagdi
Yagaria
Language Family(ies): Indo-Aryan Central Zone
Narrow Bantu
Central Bantu
Tibeto-Burman
Otomi
 
LL Issue: 24.2745