Kwaza in a Comparative Perspective1

@article{vanderVoort2005KwazaIA,
  title={Kwaza in a Comparative Perspective1},
  author={Hein van der Voort},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  year={2005},
  volume={71},
  pages={365 - 412}
}
  • H. van der Voort
  • Published 1 October 2005
  • Linguistics
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
In view of the previous sparsity of data, the existing claims with regard to a genealogical classification of the Aikanã, Kanoê, and Kwaza languages of Rondônia, on the Brazilian side of the Guaporé River, are premature and unconvincing. Here, I present new data that contain some striking similarities on lexical, phonological, and grammatical levels. Although these data could point to a distant relationship between the three languages, the evidence is not conclusive and it remains problematical… 
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