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By Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald

The audio system of Tariana, an endangered Arawak language from the northwest Amazonian jungle, regularly marry anyone talking a special language; for that reason, such a lot are fluent in 5 - 6 languages. This accomplished grammar finds how Tariana combines its personal positive factors with these borrowed from neighboring languages as a result of the rampant multilingualism. The language has many strange houses, making this grammar a necessary sourcebook for linguists and others drawn to average languages.

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