Untangling the Huron and the Iroquois

  title={Untangling the Huron and the Iroquois},
  author={Marianne Mithun},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  pages={504 - 507}
  • M. Mithun
  • Published 1 October 1985
  • Linguistics
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
It is remarkable that Lionnet was able to isolate the regular patterns and correctly reconstruct the history without the aid of comparative material, because there are many more details, exceptions, and irregular forms which I have not given here. The exceptions and irregularities are probably an indication that the patterns are giving way, hardly surprising since what was once a very regular reduplication pattern has now been rendered opaque. (Tarahumara forms are from Lionnet 1968 and 1972. I… 
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