The Huelel (Esselen) Language

  title={The Huelel (Esselen) Language},
  author={D. Shaul},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  pages={191 - 239}
  • D. Shaul
  • Published 1995
  • Art, Sociology
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
L'article rassemble les donnees existantes sur la structure de l'esselen, ou langue huelel, consideree comme la premiere langue native de Californie qui se soit eteinte. Il examine les caracteristiques phonologiques, morphologiques et syntaxiques de cette langue 
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