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By Carolyn Mackay

ISBN-10: 0585111987

ISBN-13: 9780585111988

ISBN-10: 0874804558

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The Totonac-Tepehua language kin, although typologically just like another Mesoamerican languages, has no longer but been validated to be relating to the other language kinfolk. Misantla Totonac is the southernmost number of Totonac and is spoken within the sector among Xalapa, the capital of Veracruz, Mexico and Misantla, Veracruz. In 1974, a newly paved highway hooked up Xalapa and Misantla bringing a comparatively remoted zone into touch with mainstream Mexican language and tradition. for this reason, Misantla Totonac isn't any longer bought as a primary language by way of the neighborhood childrens 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 periods (verbs, nominals, and statives) intimately. It introduces grammatical contract and note order phenomena, and provides the main salient and demanding features of Misantla Totonac grammar. even though a variety of Totonac-Tepehua grammars exist in Spanish, this is often the single released grammar of the Totonac-Tepehua language kin at the moment to be had in English. Winner of the yearly Society for the examine of Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA) ebook 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 reviews. -James Watters, summer season Institute of Linguistics

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Carrying out, execution n The execution of the plan was more difficult than expected. push through, enforce, assert v I was able to push through my suaaestion. arduous The work was arduous, but it was worth it. organize v The celebration was well organized. planning n The building is still in the planning stages. Construction won't begin until next vear. realize, carry out v This plan cannot be realized. do, make, accomplish v I'm sorry, but we didn't make the appointmenvdeadline. 12 Handlungen und Aktivitaten I 2 Actions and Activities Teilnehmer ['tailne:ma*] m, -s,Teilnehmerin [tailne:marin] t -, -nen Der Kurs hat 18 Teilnehmer.

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