Proto-Uto-Aztecan Phonology: Evidence from Tubatulabal Noun Morphophonemics

  title={Proto-Uto-Aztecan Phonology: Evidence from Tubatulabal Noun Morphophonemics},
  author={Alexis Manaster Ramer},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  pages={436 - 446}
  • A. M. Ramer
  • Published 1 October 1992
  • Linguistics
  • International Journal of American Linguistics

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  • C. F. Voegelin
  • Linguistics
    International Journal of American Linguistics
  • 1958
0. Stimulated by the resurgence of work in the California Indian Language Survey, I offer herewith the corpus which served in field work as a 'working vocabulary' for purposes of eliciting in

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  • 1935


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