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Mesoamerican Indian Languages

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ISBN-10: 0521296692

ISBN-13: 9780521296694

Edition: 1983

Authors: Jorge A. Suarez

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At least a hundred indigenous Indian languages are known to have been spoken in Mesoamerica, the cultural area that includes most of Mexico and part of South America, but it is only in the past fifty years that many of them have been adequately described. For some we still have no more than a partial description, often in an obscure source. Professor Surez draws together this considerable mass of scholarship in a general survey that will provide an invaluable source of reference. The approach is primarily descriptive, and a major part of the volume is concerned with synchronic descriptions of phonology, morphology and syntax. The volume will be of interest and importance both to general…    
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Book details

List price: $62.00
Copyright year: 1983
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/14/1983
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 228
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

The study of Mesoamerican Indian languages
Dialects, languages and linguistic families
Phonology I
Phonology II
Morphology I
Morphology II
Syntax I
Syntax II
Preconquest literary traditions
The prehistory of Mesoamerican Indian languages
Indian languages after the conquest
Appendix
References
Indexes