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First-person n and second-person m in Native America: a fresh look
The presence of a pronominal set with 'n' in the first person and 'm' in the second person in numerous Native American languages has been known for more than one century. The number (alsoExpand
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Sampling and Genealogical Coverage in WALS
WALS was designed with the goal of providing a “systematic answer” to questions about the geographical distribution of language features. In order to achieve this goal, there must be an adequateExpand
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Fragments of Waikuri (Baja California)
This article presents an analysis of some basic grammatical traits of the extinct Waikuri language of southern Baja California. It discusses what it has been possible to infer concerning theExpand
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Betoi-Jirara, Sáliban, and Hod i: Relationships among Three Linguistic Lineages of the Mid-Orinoco Region
Abstract:A significant number of lexical and grammatical similarities exist among three linguistic lineages of the mid-Orinoco region in Venezuela usually regarded as independent: Betoi-Jirara, anExpand
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Arawakan: Maipure-Yavitero
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Some Precontact Widespread Lexical Forms in the Languages of Greater Amazonia1
  • R. Zamponi
  • Geography
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
  • 30 September 2020
Six lexical forms found in similar phonetic shapes in numerous languages of Greater Amazonia are presented and traced throughout various linguistic lineages of this region. Besides a detailed lexicalExpand
An outline of the South Picene language II: Morphology and syntax
This is the second of two articles devoted to the phonology, morphology, and syntax of the Italic language known as South Picene. The first part (sections 1 and 2) appeared in Italian Journal ofExpand
Notes on Betoi Verb Morphology
  • R. Zamponi
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
  • 1 April 2002
La langue betoi est un dialecte issu d'une langue eteinte, situee a la frontiere du Venezuela et de la Colombie. L'A. analyse les particularites de son systeme verbal et note que: (1) il y a 4 typesExpand
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