Read e-book online A Historical Dictionary of Yukaghir (Trends in Linguistics PDF

Posted by

By Irina Nikolaeva

ISBN-10: 3110186896

ISBN-13: 9783110186895

"The ancient Dictionary of Yukaghir" has major reasons. First, it's meant as a comparatively entire resource of knowledge at the lexicon of Yukaghir. Tundra and Kolyma Yukaghir are heavily comparable, hugely endangered languages spoken within the severe North-East of Siberia. No sleek entire lexicographic description of those languages is accessible for the foreign linguistic group. The dictionary provides all identified types of Yukaghir in comparative layout. a few of the fabrics incorporated come from released resources, others have been got by means of the writer via fieldwork and are released for the 1st time. The dictionary additionally comprises examples of now extinct early different types of Yukaghir, which started to be recorded within the overdue seventeenth century. moment, the dictionary presents a primary reconstruction of the typical ancestor of all recognized Yukaghir kinds. The proto-Yukaghir stems are confirmed in response to inner reconstruction, comparability among numerous Yukaghir idioms, and exterior information. even though the dictionary doesn't try and offer etymologies for all Yukaghir phrases, it comprises attainable cognates of a few Yukaghir stems from different languages, generally Uralic and Altaic. considering the fact that Yukaghir kinds are usually not in basic terms pointed out of their sleek form yet are reconstructed, the dictionary will offer a beginning for destiny etymological paintings and give a contribution to investigating the genetic association of Yukaghir, often categorised as remoted. The booklet can also be precious for linguists attracted to the far away genetic kin among language households and the reconstruction of the ethnic and linguistic state of affairs in prehistoric northern Asia.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Historical Dictionary of Yukaghir (Trends in Linguistics Documentation, Vol. 25) PDF

Similar language & grammar books

1000 Deutsche Redensarten (German Edition) by H. Griesbach, D Schulz PDF

Delightfully illustrated a thousand idiomatic expressions in German, with German factors. References to the right box and point of language aid insure good fortune in utilizing the hot expression.

William Shakespeare's King Henry IV PDF

Within the CliffsComplete publications, the novel's whole textual content and a thesaurus look side-by-side with coordinating numbered traces that will help you comprehend strange phrases and phraseology. you will additionally locate the entire remark and assets of a typical CliffsNotes for Literature. CliffsComplete King Henry IV, half 1 follows the play's alternating comedian and critical scenes as a tender prince rebels opposed to his father, who occurs to be king, till he needs to visit the king's reduction to stamp out the uprising of nobles.

Read e-book online Translation in Anthologies and Collections (19th and 20th PDF

One of the quite a few discursive providers wherein translations come into being, are channeled and achieve readership, translation anthologies and collections have up to now bought little cognizance between translation students: both they're permit apart as virtually ungraspable different types, astride enhancing and translating, blending in such a lot variable methods authors, genres, languages or cultures, or are taken as handy yet relatively meaningless groupings of unmarried translations.

Gábor Szabó's Applying Item Response Theory in Language Test Item Bank PDF

Merchandise reaction thought, although it has develop into a widely known instrument in language trying out study, continues to be no longer used often in functional language review tasks. This booklet intends to supply a theoretical review in addition to to offer sensible information about the program of IRT in merchandise financial institution development in a language trying out context via providing a specific undertaking in a better schooling surroundings.

Extra info for A Historical Dictionary of Yukaghir (Trends in Linguistics Documentation, Vol. 25)

Example text

Where in this Introduction there is no indication of the source, the examples are taken from Kolyma Yukaghir. 1. 1. Vocalism Kolyma and Tundra Yukaghir have identical vocalic systems as below. e. after the initial structures CVCV, CVC or CV:. 2). The vowel ə is not included in the phonemic inventory, because its distribution is fully predictable from the syllabic structure. Therefore it does not contrast with full vowels. 2, ə has distinct phonological properties not shared by other vowels. The vowel ə is also present in a few monosyllabic functional words that normally form a single phonological phrase with the adjacent lexical word, Introduction330 such as the pronouns mət 'I', tət 'thou', and possibly some forms of the auxiliary verb l'ə- 'to be'.

The German-based list (i) is cited in the dictionary as ME. Since none of the mentioned sources contains all the words found in the other source, the Introduction324 present volume is the first publication of Billings and Merk's materials in full. Whether В and ME had a common source remains unclear. The words in these sources are written in the same order, but they are likely to result from parallel recordings of the same speaker by two different members of the expedition. This could account for the divergences in citing grammatical forms.

Short vowels other than ə do not lengthen in this context. 7-(Qualitative), and К -šaj-/-šej-, -daj-l-dej-, T -raj-l-rej-, -taj/-tej- (Perfective Transitive). (15a) illustrates the Diminutive, and (15b) the Evidential. Introduction342 (15) a. a:čə po:rə önmə ejmə ača:-de: pora:-de: önme:-de: ejme:-de: reindeer spring mind price b. joγortəjaqtəegetəejrə- joγorta:-l'əl jaqtar-Гэ! -1'əl to wound to sing to put, to raise to walk This lengthening is caused by the need to parse the word into bimoraic feet (see Nikolaeva 1998 for details).

Download PDF sample

A Historical Dictionary of Yukaghir (Trends in Linguistics Documentation, Vol. 25) by Irina Nikolaeva

by Mark

Rated 4.93 of 5 – based on 16 votes