Araucanian Genetic Relationships

  title={Araucanian Genetic Relationships},
  author={Mary Ritchie Key},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  pages={280 - 293}
  • M. Key
  • Published 1 October 1978
  • Linguistics
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
0. The Araucanian group of languages and dialects is a large and cohesive community which has been known since the earliest publications on languages of South America. Father Valdivia published a grammar on "the language of Chile" in 1606.2 The Araucanian Indian society continues to function today in its own indigenous way; indeed, it was the last large Indian group to be subdued. In spite of its 1 I am pleased to acknowledge a FulbrightHays Research and Lectureship in Comparative Linguistics… 

Desmond C. Derbyshire and Geoffrey K. Pullum (eds), Handbook of Amazonian languages , Vol. 1. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 1986. Pp. xiii + 642.

  • M. Key
  • Linguistics
    Journal of Linguistics
  • 1988
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