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A Grammar of Cupeño

Jane H. Hill (Author)

Available worldwide

Paperback, 550 pages
ISBN: 9780520246379
December 2005
$52.95, £45.00
In one of the most thorough studies ever prepared of a California language, Hill’s grammar reviews the phonology, morphology, syntax and discourse features of Cupeño, a Uto-Aztecan (takic) language of California. Cupeño exhibits many unusual typological features, including split ergativity, that require linguists to revise our understanding of the development of the Uto-Aztecan family of languages in historical and areal perspective.
Jane H. Hill is Regents Professor of Anthropology and Linguistics at the University of Arizona.

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