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The relatedness of Timor-Kisar and Alor-Pantar languages: A preliminary demonstration

Schapper, Antoinette, Huber, Juliette and Engelenhoven, Aone van (2014) The relatedness of Timor-Kisar and Alor-Pantar languages: A preliminary demonstration. In: Klamer, Marian, (ed.) The Alor-Pantar languages: History and typology. Studies in Diversity Linguistics, 3. Language Science Press, Berlin, pp. 99-154. ISBN 978-3-944675-48-0 (online).

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The Papuan languages of Timor, Alor, Pantar and Kisar have long been thought to be members of a single family. However, their relatedness has not yet been established through the rigorous application of the comparative method. Recent historical work has shown the relatedness of the languages of Alor and Pantar on the one hand (Holton et al. 2012), and those of Timor and Kisar on the other ...


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Item type:Book section
Institutions:Languages and Literatures > Institut für Information und Medien, Sprache und Kultur (I:IMSK) > Lehrstuhl für Allgemeine und vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft
Dewey Decimal Classification:400 Language > 400 Language, Linguistics
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Partially
Item ID:31377
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