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The state of Kurdish linguistics. Account Options Sign in. Selected pages Languags Linguistic universals and language variation. Acquiring and maintaining a bilingual repertoire. The Story of the Romani Gypsies’ visit page. Journal of Pragmatics Journal of Semitic Studies Jubilee Volume. The Mixed Language Debate. The role of language in mystifying and de-mystifying Gypsy identity.

A different kind of language? Explaining convergence and the formation of linguistic conttact. Choose from the bibliographical list below and click to download.

Who are the Gypsylorists? Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project. Language Yzron Yaron Matras Limited preview – Grammatical borrowing in cross-linguistic perspective.


Cambridge Review of International Affairs Sprachtypologie und Universalienforschung An emerging multilingual repertoire. This book is an introduction to the subject, covering individual and societal multilingualism, the acquisition of two or more languages from Clause combining, ergativity, and coreferent deletion in Kurmanji.

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A grammatical sketch of Domari. Contact, connectivity and language evolution. Journal of Semitic Studies Supplement 16, The development of the Romani civil rights movement in Germany The Romani dialect of Parakalamos.

Fact Sheets on Roma. Review article of Barany, Zoltan. Universals of structural borrowing. Language documentation and descriptionVolume 3.

Connectivity in Grammar and Discourse. This book is an introduction to the subject, covering individual and societal multilingualism, the acquisition of two or more languages from birth, second language acquisition in adulthood, language change, linguistic typology, language processing and the structure of the language faculty.

University of Liverpool Press. Geographical typology and linguistic areas. Romani migrations in the post-communist era: Transnational policy and ‘authenticity’ discourses on Romani language and identity. Re-examining the structural prototype.

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Drawing on the author’s own first-hand observations of child and adult bilingualism, the book provides a clear analysis cotnact such phenomena as language convergence, grammatical borrowing, and mixed languages. Grammatical and phonological borrowing. The case of Yiddish, Kurdish and Romani. Investigating the mechanisms of pattern replication in language convergence.


Romani Studies 5, Vol. Mouton de Gruyter; pp Mapping the Romani dialects of Romania.

Grammatical borrowing in Domari. Multilingualism in a post-industrial city: Standardization beyond the State: A Minority in Europe.

European Yearbook of Minority Issues, Vol. We are the Rromani people.

Grammaticalisation and language contact. Modals in the Languages of Europe: The challenges of language codification in a transnational context.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. It explains the effects of multilingualism on society and language policy, as well as the consequences that long-term bilingualism within communities can have for the structure of languages.

An activity oriented approach to contact-induced language change.