Wiyot-Yurok-Algonkian and Problems of Comparative Algonkian

  title={Wiyot-Yurok-Algonkian and Problems of Comparative Algonkian},
  author={Mary R. Haas},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  pages={101 - 107}
  • M. Haas
  • Published 1 April 1966
  • Linguistics
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
This implies a complete misunderstanding of what Sapir actually said as well as some confusion about the devices of nomenclature commonly used by Kroeber, Dixon, Sapir, and others in the early part of this century. As it turns out, Sapir's classification is identical with Teeter's, as will be shown in what follows. In Wiyot and Yurok, Algonkin Languages of California,2 Sapir is using the word 'Algonkin' in a special sense which, to be sure, he does not explain until the concluding paragraph… 
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    International Journal of American Linguistics
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Since the launch of IJAL 100 years ago, historical linguistics has been a central concern of researchers working on the languages of the Americas, and diachronic studies of New World language
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