More on Male and Female Speech in (Acoma and Laguna) Keresan

  title={More on Male and Female Speech in (Acoma and Laguna) Keresan},
  author={C. Sims and H. Valiquette},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  pages={162 - 166}
In a previous issue of this Journal, Kroskrity (1983), henceforth K, noted a common pattern of male and female speech differences in the various Pueblo Indian languages and suggested that it is probably due to diffusion. He cited available material from a genetically diverse sample: Hopi of the Uto-Aztecan family; Arizona Tewa, Rio Grande Tewa, and Tiwa of the Kiowa-Tanoan family; and Acoma of the Keresan family; "comparable data appear to be lacking for Zuni." He noted that the terms are "sex… Expand
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