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The Evolution of Focus in Austronesian
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Does Deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan Affect Respiratory Health of US Military Personnel?
Objective: To evaluate the association between postdeployment respiratory conditions and deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan. Methods: We linked deployment history of US military personnel withExpand
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Hunter-Gatherers and Their Neighbors from Prehistory to the Present [and Comments and Replies]
It is widely assumed that modem hunter-gatherer societies lived until very recently in isolation from food-producing societies and states and practiced neither cultivation, pastoralism, nor trade.Expand
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Cross-linguistic tendencies and durational contrasts in geminate consonants: an examination of Guinaang Bontok geminates
In Guinaang Bontok, there is a phonological contrast between singletons and geminates in all consonants (/ptk?bdgmnnlswj/) (Reid 1963, 1973; Thurgood 1997). All phonological geminates except for theExpand
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A Brief Syntactic Typology of Philippine Languages
This paper is a brief statement of the typological characteristics of the syntactic structures of Philippine languages. It utilizes a lexicalist theoretical framework to provide comparability amongExpand
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Possible Non-Austronesian Lexical Elements in Philippine Negrito Languages
Les langues parlees par les peuples Negritos des Philippines sont des langues austronesiennes. L'A. presente un ensemble de termes tires de leur vocabulaire et qui constitue une preuve pour une baseExpand
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The Early Switch Hypothesis: Linguistic Evidence for Contact Between Negritos and Austronesians
The Philippine population consists of two generally quite distinct racial types. There are the so-called Malay peoples, numbering over 50 million, and then there are the Negritos, probably totalingExpand
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Unraveling the Linguistic Histories of Philippine Negritos
1. Overview The Philippines is a particularly fertile field for the study of contact-induced language change. Within the last 500 years two major powers have colonized the Philippines, the SpanishExpand
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Arta, Another Philippine Negrito Language
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Morphosyntactic Evidence for the Position of Chamorro in the Austronesian Language Family
The Chamorro language is an Austronesian language spoken in the Marianas Islands. Its position within the Austronesian language family has been a continuing topic of discussion for more than aExpand
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