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|The Search for the Sources of the Nahuatl Saltillo||Alexis Manaster-Ramer||1|
|Iroquoian Vowels||Blair A. Rudes||16|
|Phonetic Structures in Jalapa Mazatec||Daniel Silverman, Barbara Blankenship, Paul Kirk, and Peter Ladefoged||70|
Notes and Research Reports
|On Factors in Linguistic and Social Change||Eric P. Hamp||89|
|The Joshua A. Fishman and Gella Schweid Fishman Family Archive||91|
|On the Origin of Languages: Studies in Linguistic Taxonomy (Merritt Ruhlen)||Anthony P. Grant||93|
|The Culture of Coincidence: Accident and Absolute Liability in Huli (Laurence Goldman)||William A. Foley||97|
|Ethnicity in Eastern Europe: Questions of Migration, Language Rights and Education (Sue Wright with Helen Kelly, editors)||Zdenek Salzmann||98|
|Language Contact--Language Conflict (Eran Fraenkel and Christina Kramer, editors)||Horace G. Lunt||100|
|Life Stories: The Creation of Coherence (Charlotte Linde)||Stanton Wortham||102|
|Language and Self-Transformation: A Study of the Christian Conversion Narrative (Peter G. Stromberg)||John Overton||104|
|Duelling Languages: Grammatical Structure in Codeswitching (Carol Myers-Scotton)||Marjory Meechan||106|
|Women, Men, and Language: A Sociolinguistic Account of Gender Differences in Language (Jennifer Coates)||Roberta Basser Goldberg||110|
|The Dog's Children: Anishinaabe Texts Told by Angeline Williams (Leonard Bloomfield, editor and translator; newly edited and with a glossary by John D. Nichols) and Leonard Bloomfield's Fox Lexicon: Critical Edition (Ives Goddard, editor)||Charles F. Hockett||111|
|The Porcupine Hunter and Other Stories: The Original Tsimshian Texts of Henry Tate (newly transcribed and annotated by Ralph Maud)||Jay Miller||114|
|Textos y Gramatica del Pima Bajo (Roberto Escalante and Zarina Estrada Fernández)||David Leedom Shaul||116|
|The Nubian Languages: An Annotated Bibliography (Angelika Jakobi and Tanja Kümmerle, compilers)||Alan S. Kaye||117|
Abstract. In this paper I suggest that the long-elusive explanation of the Nahuatl saltillo lies in sound laws that refer to specific combinations of specific syllable-final consonants (some of them originally syllable-medial ones that become syllable-final after syncope) in specific environments. Once we realize that there is more than one source for the saltillo, we are led toward a solution to one of the longest- standing issues in Uto-Aztecan comparative linguistics. Although many questions cannot be settled finally at this stage (because of the paucity of examples where we can be sure of the exact shape of the Proto-Uto-Aztecan forms), it is important to note that the evidence does appear sufficient to provide new support for the reconstruction of certain syllable-final consonants in PUA.
Abstract. The paucity of published Proto-Iroquoian reconstructions results, in part, from the difficulties associated with the reconstruction of the vowel system. The basic vowel correspondences among the Iroquoian languages--that is, those correspondences that account for the majority of cognate sets--have been known for decades. However, no previous reconstruction of the full Proto-Iroquoian vowel system has appeared in print. In addition, certain marginal correspondences and alternations remain that have not been adequately explained. Reexamination of these data results in an alternative reconstruction of the vowel system of Proto-Northern Iroquoian.
Abstract. This paper describes the phonetic inventory of the San Felipe Jalapa de Díaz dialect of Mazatec (Jalapa Mazatec). The sound system of Jalapa Mazatec is unusual in possessing a great number of linguistically significant laryngeal contrasts in both its consonant and vowel inventories. We focus on instrumental analyses of breathy vowels, creaky vowels, and so-called ballistic syllables, as well as glottalized and voiceless sonorant consonants.
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