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By Carolyn Mackay

ISBN-10: 0585111987

ISBN-13: 9780585111988

ISBN-10: 0874804558

ISBN-13: 9780874804553

The Totonac-Tepehua language kinfolk, notwithstanding typologically just like another Mesoamerican languages, has now not but been tested to be concerning the other language kin. Misantla Totonac is the southernmost number of Totonac and is spoken within the quarter among Xalapa, the capital of Veracruz, Mexico and Misantla, Veracruz. In 1974, a newly paved street hooked up Xalapa and Misantla bringing a comparatively remoted region into touch with mainstream Mexican language and tradition. accordingly, Misantla Totonac isn't any longer received as a primary language via the neighborhood young children and is swiftly being changed by way of Spanish. A GRAMMAR OF MISANTLA TOTONAC provides the phonological constitution of the language and the best morphological approaches. It describes inflection and derivation of all significant note sessions (verbs, nominals, and statives) intimately. It introduces grammatical contract and be aware order phenomena, and offers the main salient and demanding elements of Misantla Totonac grammar. even though a number of Totonac-Tepehua grammars exist in Spanish, this can be the single released grammar of the Totonac-Tepehua language kin at present to be had in English. Winner of the yearly Society for the research of Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA) publication Award, this marks the 3rd quantity to be released within the sequence. "The fabric awarded this is key to any destiny paintings in reconstructing the proto-language. . . .[It] is an important contribution to either common linguistics in addition to to Mesoamerican experiences. -James Watters, summer time Institute of Linguistics

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