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ERIC Number: ED349789
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Standardization of National Languages. Proceedings of a Symposium on Language Standardization (Hamburg, Germany, February 2-3, 1991).
von Gleich, Utta, Ed.; Wolff, Ekkehard, Ed.
The purpose of the symposium was to exchange experiences in the standardization of national languages in different socio-cultural contexts. Examples of the strategies and results of such experiences in Africa, Latin America, and Europe were presented for discussion. Papers presented at the symposium include the following: "Language Standardization in Mali" (Adama Ouane); "Lexical Innovation in Hausa (Niger, Nigeria)" (J. A. McIntyre); "Standardization and Varieties of Written Hausa (West Africa)" (H. Ekkehard Wolff); "Normalization in Andean Languages" (Rodolfo Cerron-Palomino); "The Standardization of Quechua: Some Problems and Suggestions" (Wolfgang Wolck); "Aspects of Language Planning in Ashaninka (Eastern Peru)" (Thomas Th. Buttner); "A Characterization of Alphabetical Writing Systems" (Xavier Lamuela); "Some Aspects of the Standardization of the Basque Language" (Axel Mahlau); "The State of Codification of Aranese" (Joachim Born); and "Standardization Beyond the State: The Cases of Yiddish, Kurdish and Romani" (Yaron Matras and Gertrud Reershemius). (JL)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Hamburg (Germany). Inst. for Education.; Hamburg Univ. (Germany).
Identifiers - Location: Mali; Peru