Notes on Pazeh Phonology and Morphology

  title={Notes on Pazeh Phonology and Morphology},
  author={Robert Blust},
  journal={Oceanic Linguistics},
  pages={321 - 365}
  • R. Blust
  • Published 1 December 1999
  • Sociology
  • Oceanic Linguistics
Pazeh, once the heritage of a substantial language community in the Puli basin of central Taiwan, appears to be down to its last fluent speaker. Several linguists have worked on the language in recent years, all drawing on the same resource, but arriving at somewhat different transcriptions and analyses. This paper presents an analysis of the synchronic and historical phonology of Pazeh, and provides the most complete inventory of affixes described to date. Loanwords suggest a period of fairly… 

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