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First-person n and second-person m in Native America: a fresh look

@article{Zamponi2017FirstpersonNA,
  title={First-person n and second-person m in Native America: a fresh look},
  author={R. Zamponi},
  journal={The Italian Journal of Linguistics},
  year={2017},
  volume={29},
  pages={189-230}
}
  • R. Zamponi
  • Published 2017
  • History
  • The Italian Journal of Linguistics
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 (also approximate) of language families involved and the precise geographical distribution of the 'n'-and 'm'-forms, however, are still unclear. In addition, since the 'n': 'm' mini-paradigm seems to refer to a historical relatedness which lies beyond the reach of the scientific methods of historical-comparative… Expand
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