ERIC Number: ED043860
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-May
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Phonemic Systems of Colombian Languages. Summer Institute of Linguistics Publications in Linguistics and Related Fields.
Waterhouse, Viola G., Ed.
This volume is composed of preliminary phonological statements of seven indigenous languages of Colombia, South America. The studies, prepared in a 1965 field seminar in Lomalinda, Colombia, are data oriented and follow a common format for easy comparison. Titles and authors are: (1) "Phonemic System of Tucano," by Birdie West and Betty Welch; (2) "Guanano Phonemics," by Nathan and Carolyn Waltz; (3) "Phonemes of Muinane," by James and Janice Walton; (4) "Guajiro Phonemes," by Richard Mansen; (5) "Yucuna Phonemics," by Stanley and Junia Schauer; (6) "Camsa Phonology," by Linda Howard; and (7) "Guahibo Phonemes," by Victor and Riena Kondo. The specific characteristics of each language are presented in a brief note before each paper. (AMM)
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, Consonants, Morphophonemics, Multilingualism, Phonemics, Suprasegmentals, Vowels
University Book Exchange, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma 73079($1.50)
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Authoring Institution: Oklahoma Univ., Norman. Summer Inst. of Linguistics.
Identifiers: Camsa; Colombian Languages; Guahibo; Guajiro; Guanano; Muinane; Tucano; Yucuna