Nasal spreading, rhinoglottophilia and the genesis of a non-etymological nasal consonant in Mesmes

Date:
2006
Publisher:
Berkeley Linguistics Society
Publisher Place:
Berkeley, CA, USA
Part Of Series:
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, Vol 21, No 1 (2005)
Extent:
pages 13-24
Description:
Traces the possible historical origins of a nasal consonant in the Mesmes language and proposes a reclassification of the Peripheral West Gurange language group.
Publication Status:
Published
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Subject:
Peripheral west Gurage languages
Nasalization
Nasal consonants
Language shift
Language classification
historical linguistics
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Relation Text:
Rebecca T. Cover and Yuni Kim, eds., Proceedings of the thirty-first annual meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society: February 18-20, 2005.
Entry Number:
51926