Linguistics

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Tense and Aspect in Modern Colloquial Japanese

UBC Press

This work lays the foundation for a systematization of aspectual categories on the basis of realized versus unrealized rather than completive and incompletive categories.

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A Sarcee Grammar

UBC Press

This book presents a comprehensive grammar, dealing with deals with all major areas of linguistic structure, including syntax, phonology, and morphology of Sarcee, an Athapaskan language spoken in southern Alberta.

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Lexicon of Reconstructed Pronunciation

in Early Middle Chinese, Late Middle Chinese, and Early Mandarin

UBC Press

The pioneering authority on Chinese historical phonetics Edwin Pulleyblank has compiled this Lexicon to present the result of his researches on the phonology of Middle Chinese and its evolution to Mandarin.

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Outline of Classical Chinese Grammar

UBC Press

A comprehensive introduction to the syntactical analysis of classical Chinese.

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The Lillooet Language

Phonology, Morphology, Syntax

UBC Press

This timely book is the first complete descriptive grammar of Lillooet, an indigenous Canadian language spoken in British Columbia, now threatened with extinction.

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Musqueam Reference Grammar

UBC Press

Perhaps the fullest account of any Salish language, this is the long-awaited grammar of the Musqueam dialect of Halkomelem which was begun in the late 1950s.

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Witsuwit'en Grammar

Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology

UBC Press

Witsuwit’en Grammar presents acoustic studies of several aspects of Witsuwit’en phonetics, including vowel quality, vowel quantity, ejectives, voice quality, and stress.

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We Are Our Language

The University of Arizona Press

In presenting the case of Kaska, an endangered language in an Athapascan community in the Yukon, Barbra Meek asserts that language revitalization requires more than just linguistic rehabilitation; it demands a social transformation. The process must mend rips and tears in the social fabric of the language community that result from an enduring colonial history.

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Nooksack Place Names

Geography, Culture, and Language

UBC Press

The first comprehensive study of Nooksack place names in Washington State and southern British Columbia, based on historical records and field trips with elders.

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