ERIC Number: ED375649
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Work Papers of the Summer Institute of Linguistics, University of North Dakota Session. Volume 38.
Martlett, Stephen A., Ed.; Meyer, Jim, Ed.
This collection of eight papers and six "data squibs" (short research findings) are based on topics and languages under study by students and staff of the linguistics program of the University of North Dakota. The papers are: (1) "Dakota Sioux Objects" (Thomas M. Pinson); (2) "The Tapir: A Yanomami Text" (Irma Thiele); (3) "One Less Crazy Rule" (Stephen A. Martlett); (4) "Writing, Teacher Training, and Grammar" (Jim Meyer); (5) "The Paragraph: Toward a Richer Understanding" (Jim Meyer and Brendan Cooney); (6) "The Existential Use of Positional Verbs in Texmelucan Zapotec" (Charles Speck); (7) "Nontonal Floating Features as Grammatical Morphemes" (James S. Roberts); (8) "The Distribution and Properties of Babole Prenasalized Segments" (Myles Leitch). The research squibs are:"Vowel Features in Madija" (Patsy Adams Liclan and Stephen A. Martlett); "Vowel Length in Seri Possessed Nouns" (Stephen A. Martlett and Mary B. Moser); "Seri Vowels and the Obligatory Contour Principle" (Stephen A. Martlett and Mary B. Moser); "Switch Reference in Seri" (Stephen A. Martlett and Mary B. Moser); Nasalization in Huajuapan Mixtec" (Stephen A. Martlett); and "Texmelucan Zapotec Regular Verbs" (Charles Speck). (MDM)
Descriptors: African Languages, American Indian Languages, Bantu Languages, Dakota, Descriptive Linguistics, Grammar, Higher Education, Language Research, Linguistic Theory, Nouns, Paragraphs, Teacher Education, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Verbs, Vowels
SIL-UND Work Papers, c/o International Linguistic Center, Bookroom, Dallas, TX 75236.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Summer Inst. of Linguistics, Grand Forks, ND.