Areal Diffusion and Genetic Inheritance: Problems in Comparative Linguistics

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Areal Diffusion and Genetic Inheritance: Problems in Comparative Linguistics - Aikhenvald, Alexandra Y (Editor), and Dixon, R M W (Editor)

This book considers how and why forms and meanings of different languages at different times may resemble one another. Its editors and authors aim to explain and identify the relationship between areal diffusion and the genetic development of languages, and to discover the means of distinguishing what may cause one language to share the ...

Areal Diffusion and Genetic Inheritance: Problems in Comparative Linguistics 2006, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199283088

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