By Swintha Danielsen, Katja Hannss, Fernando Zúñiga
This quantity makes a speciality of observe formation tactics in smaller and thus far underrepresented indigenous languages of South the US. the information for the analyses were mostly amassed within the box by means of the authors. the various language households defined right here, between them Arawakan, Takanan, and Guaycuruan, in addition to language isolates, akin to Yurakaré and Cholón, mirror the linguistic variety of South the US. both diversified are the themes addressed, when it comes to observe formation approaches like reduplication, nominal and verbal compounding, clitic compounding, and incorporation. the normal notions of the techniques are mentioned seriously with appreciate to their implementation in minor indigenous languages. The e-book is for this reason not just of curiosity to readers with an Amerindian historical past but additionally to typologists and ancient linguists, and it's a complement to extra theory-driven ways to language and linguistics.