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Classification of South American Indian languages

CМЊestmiМЃr Loukotka

Classification of South American Indian languages

by CМЊestmiМЃr Loukotka

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Published by University of California, Latin American Centre in Los Angeles .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[edited by] Johannes Wilbert.
SeriesReference series -- Vol. 7.
ContributionsWilbert, Johannes.
The Physical Object
Pagination453 p. & kort
Number of Pages453
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19542979M

Campbell's book has a vast scope covering all Native American languages, so only it can provide succinct information about each family of languages. It gives the state of art of comparative linguistics of American Indian languages but it lacks for a detailed linguistic typology and grammar of the languages. In addition to the catalogue of Reviews: 1. The Dravidian languages are a language family spoken by more than million people, mainly in southern India and northern Sri Lanka, with pockets elsewhere in South Asia. Since the colonial era, there have been small but significant immigrant communities outside South Asia in Mauritius, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Britain, Australia, and the United phic distribution: South Asia and .

Indians of South America - Languages.; Languages; South America - Languages. Classification of South American Indian languages / by Cestmir Loukotka ; Johannes Wilbert, editor - Details - Trove. The languages among the Native American tribes are many. Some are very similar to each other and some are very different. Together, the native languages of the Americas are among the most numerous and varied in the world, which provides scholars with rich sources of information on the many ways people make speech and language.

The book offers a general survey of the history of Native American languages. Chapters address these topics: Native American pidgins and trade languages; the history of American Indian linguistics and classification of languages; the origin of Native American languages; languages of North America; languages of Central America; languages of South America; distant genetic relationships between Author: Lyle Campbell. Excerpt Open publication The Indigenous Languages of South America: A Comprehensive Guide is a thorough guide to the indigenous languages of this part of the world. With more than a third of the linguistic diversity of the world (in terms of language families and isolates), South American languages contribute new findings in most areas of.


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rows  North America Gallatin () An early attempt at North American language classification. Indigenous languages of the Americas are spoken by indigenous peoples from Alaska, Nunavut, and Greenland to the southern tip of South America, encompassing the land masses that constitute the indigenous languages consist of dozens of distinct language families, as well as many language isolates and unclassified languages.

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IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : Classification of South American Indian Languages (Reference Series Volume 7) [Cestmir Loukotka; Johannes Wilbert (ed.)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Get this from a library. Language Change in South American Indian Languages. [Mary Ritchie Key;] -- South American Indian Languages are a particularly rich field for comparative study, and this book brings together some of the finest scholarship now being done in that area.

Mesoamerican Indian languages, Mesoamerican also spelled Meso-American, group of more than languages classified into some 10 language families (including language isolates) that are native to term “Mesoamerica” refers to a culture area originally defined by a number of culture traits shared among the pre-Columbian cultures of the geographical region that extends from.

on South American Indian” languages provides context and the historical overview of what we know of these languages and of the research that has been done.

The chapter “Classification of the indigenous languages of South America”, by Lyle Campbell, provides an extensive survey of South America’s remarkable linguistic. North American Indian languages, those languages that are indigenous to the United States and Canada and that are spoken north of the Mexican border.

A number of language groups within this area, however, extend into Mexico, some as far south as Central present article focuses on the native languages of Canada, Greenland, and the United States.

The general classification of Central and South American languages. Men and cultures, Selected papers of the Fifth International Congress of Anthropological Cited by: be made aware that one year before my book appeared in print, on the basis of a brief exposition of its contents in Current Anthropology (Greenberg, Turner, & Zegura ), Campbell wrote that my classification of American Indian languages 'should be shouted down' ().

Under these circum-stances, an objective review could hardly be expected. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Texas Linguistics: South American Indian Languages: Retrospect and Prospect (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. In 5 libraries. p., [1] leaf of plates: ill. ; 24 cm. Indians of South America -- Languages -- Classification. Indians of South America -- Languages. It is an unusual review, written four years after the book appeared, and not so much a book review as a critique of one chapter, on South American languages; even here it concentrates only on.

The grouping of South American languages. Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag. Loukotka, Čestmír. Classification of South American Indian languages.

Los Angeles: Latin American Studies Center, University of California. Mason, J. Alden. The languages of South America.

Book Reviews Greenberg, Joseph H. Language in the Americas. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press. Hovdhaugen, Even Mochica. Munich: Lincom Europa Loukotka, Cestmir, and Johannes Wilbert Classification of South American Indian Languages.

Los Angeles: Latin American Center, University of California, Los Angeles. Although the literature on South American Indian languages in English is growing, it is impossible to obtain a balanced view of the literature dealing with this linguistic area without a thorough reading knowledge of Spanish and Portuguese.

Consequently, many of the titles cited in. History and Classification of American Method and Theory for Investigating the Peopling of the Americas Indian Languages from it is simply a codified statemer.t of the judgments of "population movement" would remain to be explained.

American Indian Languages: Cultural and Social Contexts is a comprehensive resource that will serve as a text in undergraduate and lower-level graduate courses on Native American languages and provide a useful reference for students of American Indian literature or general linguistics.

It also introduces general readers interested in Native. It provides many new findings on the history and typology of South American languages, with important implications for linguistics generally.' Lyle Campbell - University of Hawai'i Mānoa 'The Native Languages of South America is a gold mine of precious specimens within reach of anyone interested in uncovering linguistic treasures.This book is intended as a general survey of what is known about the history of Native American languages.

I hope that it will resolve certain outstanding issues, contribute generally to understanding of the history of Native American languages, and stimulate further research.Amerind is a hypothetical higher-level language family proposed by Joseph Greenberg in and elaborated by his student Merritt Ruhlen.

Greenberg proposed that all of the indigenous languages of the Americas belong to one of three language families, the previously established Eskimo–Aleut and Na–Dene, and with everything else—otherwise classified by specialists as belonging to dozens Geographic distribution: New World.