HARRY HOIJER 1904–1976

@article{Beals1977HARRYH1,
  title={HARRY HOIJER 1904–1976},
  author={Ralph Leon Beals},
  journal={American Anthropologist},
  year={1977},
  volume={79},
  pages={105-110}
}
  • R. Beals
  • Published 1977
  • History
  • American Anthropologist
1 Citations
‘Unravelling Babel’: Mary LeCron Foster on the origins of language
Abstract The origin of human language has been a perennial – and perennially controversial – topic in linguistics since the nineteenth century. Much of this work has engaged themes Charles Darwin setExpand

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The Lipan Apache lived in various regions of Texas and adjoining areas of Mexico, as is indicated in the following historical account. Later the few remaining Lipan lived on the MescaleroExpand
GALICE NOUN AND VERB STEMS
Galice Athapaskan was spoken in southwestern Oregon on Galice Creek, a small branch of the Rogue river. It belongs to the Pacific division of the Athapaskan stock (Hoijer, 1960). Today the languageExpand
Navaho Reference Verbs and Verb Expressions Made up of Two Verb Forms
  • H. Hoijer
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
  • 1968
1. In Edward Sapir's field notes a number of verbs are called reference verbs, verbs that, in addition to other functions, serve as anaphoric substitutes for antecedent verbs or verbal phrases. AnExpand
Galice Athapaskan: A Grammatical Sketch
  • H. Hoijer
  • History
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
  • 1966
1. Galice Athapaskan was spoken in southwestern Oregon on Galice Creek, a branch of the upper Rogue River. The language is now extinct; the last known speaker, Hoxie Simmons, died a few years ago.Expand
On the Validity of Glottochronology
THE METHOD of dating the separation of cognate languages on the basis of the percentage of common basic vocabulary was inspired by radiocarbon-dating of organic matter, and was based upon the allegedExpand
Athapaskan Kinship Systems
S OME years ago A. L. Kroeber attempted a "tentative reconstruction of primitive Athabascan kinship" (Kroeber 1937:602). It was at his suggestion that this paper was written, to present as muchExpand
The Chronology of the Athapaskan Languages
  • H. Hoijer
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
  • 1956
2. The method is based upon the discovery that languages apparently change at a uniform rate, and that this rate can be quantified by an examination of that portion of the vocabulary (or lexicon) ofExpand
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