• Publications
  • Influence
Discourse: scope without depth
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Lexicostatistics So Far
  • D. Hymes
  • Sociology
  • Current Anthropology
  • 1 January 1960
IN THE LAST DECADE glottochronology has excited international interest and acquired a literature of its own To the anthropologist it promises a measure of time depth for language families withoutExpand
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Na-Déné and Positional Analysis of Categories†
LANGUAGES may be classified together because of structural similarities without regard to any possible historical relationship between them; this is typology. They may be classified together becauseExpand
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Vocabulario siriono-castellano
  • 10
  • 1
A Note on Athapaskan Glottochronology
  • D. Hymes
  • Geography
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
  • 1 October 1957
1.1. Glottochronology has available two different test-lists associated with two different retention rates. The earlier 215 (or 200) item list has a retention rate of 80.5 % per millenium, while theExpand
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Some Penutian Elements and the Penutian Hypothesis
  • D. Hymes
  • History
  • Southwestern Journal of Anthropology
  • 1 April 1957
T HE HYPOTHESIS of a Penutian genetic relationship has had three stages of development. Dixon and Kroeber elated certain ative languages of California;1 Sapir added a number of other Pacific CoastExpand
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