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  1. Nostratic is a highly controversial language "super-family" or "macrofamily" that putatively links multiple different language families.
  2. Nostratic is a highly controversial language "super-family" that putatively links many Eurasian language families.
  3. Under the slightly modified name "Nostratic" they expanded it to include additional language families.


  1. Linguists are invited to contribute to this journal with an article or book review.
  2. Linguists are largely concerned with finding and describing the generalities and varieties both within particular languages and among all language.
  3. Linguists are more confident of having reconstructed how Middle Chinese sounded.

Edward Sapir

  1. Edward Sapir was a great linguist and anthropologist.
  2. Edward Sapir was an anthropologist and a linguist.
  3. Edward Sapir was born in Lauenburg, Germany in 1884 to an orthodox Jewish family.
  4. Edward Sapir was born on January 26, 1884 in Lauenburg, Prussia, (now L--bork in Poland) to an orthodox Jewish family of Lithuanian origins.
  5. Edward Sapir was both an anthropologist and a linguist, who studied language in the same way he would treat any other part of a foreign culture.


  1. Greenberg was a member of the Board of Bankers Security Corporation and co-founder of the National Society of Industrial Realtors.
  2. Greenberg was born in Baltimore, Maryland on September 28, 1883 and attended the public schools there.
  3. Greenberg was born in Brooklyn, into a German-speaking Polish family that was ashamed of its Yiddish-speaking relatives.
  4. Greenberg was right then, so using the same methods he's probably right now.
  5. Greenberg was vindicated, after much vilification, for his work on native American languages as well as sub-saharan African languages.

Joseph Greenberg

  1. This theory remains controversial, like the similar Eurasiatic theory of Joseph Greenberg, and the Proto-Pontic postulation of John Colarusso.
  2. Afro-Asiatic is one of the four language families of Africa identified by Joseph Greenberg in his book The Languages of Africa (1963).
  3. However, Christopher Ehret (1979), Harold Fleming (1981), and Joseph Greenberg (1981) all agree that the Omotic branch split from the rest first.

Leonard Bloomfield

  1. Leonard Bloomfield was the major figure in American linguistics between the wars.

Benjamin Whorf

  1. While studying at Yale, Hockett studied with several other influential linguists such as Edward Sapir, George P. Murdock, and Benjamin Whorf.
  2. It is a controversial theory championed by linguist Edward Sapir and his student Benjamin Whorf.
  3. Benjamin Whorf and Edward Sapir believed that thought and language are very closely related.

Christopher Ehret

  1. Other researchers (such as Christopher Ehret) have put forward the western Red Sea coast and the Sahara.
  2. However, Christopher Ehret (1979), Harold Fleming (1981), and Joseph Greenberg (1981) all agree that the Omotic branch split from the rest first.
  3. Christopher Ehret attempts to show Songhay is particularly closely related to the Maban branch of Nilo-Saharan.

Eduard Prokosch

  1. His interest in linguistics was aroused by Eduard Prokosch, a philologist in the German department.
  2. Dopo avere studiato con Eduard Prokosch, decise di dedicarsi agli studi di linguistica.
  3. Nachdem er bei Eduard Prokosch studiert hatte, entschied er sich f--r eine linguistische Laufbahn.

Hugo Schuchardt

  1. Hugo Schuchardt is one of the most eminent linguists of Austria.
  2. Hugo Schuchardt is one of the most eminent linguists of the Germanic tradition within Romance Philology.

Joseph Rock

  1. Joseph Rock is one of the famous names in botanical exploration.

Noam Chomsky

  1. Noam Chomsky is a widely known intellectual, political activist, and critic of the foreign policy of the United States and other governments.
  2. Noam Chomsky is one of America's most prominent political dissidents.
  3. Noam Chomsky is one of the most influential thinkers of modern times.
  4. Noam Chomsky was Harris's student, beginning as an undergraduate in 1946.
  5. Noam Chomsky was born December 7, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of William Chomsky, an emigrant from Russia.

Vladislav Illich-Svitych

  1. More recently the greater part of work on Nostratic is due to Soviet linguists led by Vladislav Illich-Svitych, Aaron Dolgopolsky, and Vitaly Shevoroshkin.
  2. This inclusion was retained by subsequent Nostraticists, starting with Vladislav Illich-Svitych and Aharon Dolgopolsky.
  3. The late Vladislav Illich-Svitych, a notable Russian Nostraticist, decided to create a poem using his version of Proto-Nostratic.

Paul Kay

  1. Paul Kay is an emeritus professor of linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley.

Bengali Linguists

  1. Baraha welcomes feedback from Bengali linguists on this issue.
  2. Our Bengali linguists and project managers work hard to design strategies that allow our industrial customer to unitize best-practice technology.
  3. Global Translations has a tested team of native Bengali linguists for your Bengali translation and localization projects.

Zellig Harris

  1. Zellig Harris applies his newly formulated discovery procedures and discovers [t].
  2. As a student, Noam was heavily influenced by Zellig Harris, who was Professor of Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania.
  3. During this time, he proofread Zellig Harris’s Methods in Structural Linguistics and developed a sympathy for Harris’s ideas on politics.

Ivan Sag

  1. Ivan Sag is a professor of linguistics at Stanford University.

Franz Boas

  1. Franz Boas was the first anthropological linguist to emphasize descriptive study of non-Indo-European languages as they exist today.

George Lakoff

  1. George Lakoff is a professor of linguistics (in particular, cognitive linguistics) at the University of California, Berkeley.


  1. Pullum is also a frequent contributor to the blog Language Log upon which he can often be found arguing for linguistic descriptivism.
  2. Pullum is also a frequent contributor to the blog Language Log.

Merritt Ruhlen

  1. MERRITT RUHLEN: The branches of this tree can represent different language families.
  2. Merritt Ruhlen is a linguist known for his work on classification.

Dell Hymes

  1. In fact, he created the Dell Hymes Model of Speaking and coined the term communicative competence within language education.
  2. Dell Hymes offers information on California languages where one can form a comparative of certain Zuni words to the languages of California, e.g.
  3. This broader knowledge to communicate successfully within the norms of a culture---s language was introduced by the linguist Dell Hymes.


  1. Swadesh was married for a time to linguist Mary Haas .
  2. Swadesh was married to linguist Mary Haas.


  1. Altaic is a proposed language family that includes 66 languages [1] spoken by about 348 million people, mostly in and around Central Asia and northeast Asia.
  2. Altaic is a proposed language family which includes 60 languages spoken by about 250 million people, mostly in and around Central Asia and Far East.

August Schleicher

  1. August Schleicher was the first scholar to compose a tentative text in the extinct common source Jones had predicted (see: Schleicher's fable).

Marianne Mithun

  1. Professor Marianne Mithun, from the University of California, Santa Barbara, was the first recipient of this honour.
  2. Who shapes the record: the speaker and the linguist Marianne Mithun; 3.
  3. In the second article, Marianne Mithun (34-54) discusses the advantages and disadvantages of direct elicitation vs.

Linguist List

  1. LINGUIST LIST is the major list service for linguistic discussion.
  2. The LINGUIST List is a major online resource for the academic field of linguistics.
  3. The LINGUIST List is one of the oldest academic organizations on the web.
  4. The LINGUIST List is the major on-line resource for the academic field of linguistics.
  5. The LINGUIST list is a mailing list dedicated to linguistics; it's more technical than sci.lang.

Mark Liberman

  1. Mark Liberman is a linguist.

William Labov

  1. William Labov is a professor in the Linguistics Department of the University of Pennsylvania.

Morris Halle

  1. These features were an expansion of earlier work by Roman Jakobson, Gunnar Fant, and Morris Halle.
  2. In the early 1990s proposed (together with Morris Halle) a theory of architecture of Grammar known as Distributed morphology.
  3. He was a student of Morris Halle at MIT, where he was also a professor from 1965 to 1984.

Franz Bopp

  1. The Comparative Grammar of Franz Bopp, starting point of modern comparative linguistics, in 1833.
  2. This body of work became known in 19th century Europe, where it influenced modern linguistics initially through Franz Bopp, who mainly looked at pAnini.
  3. Franz Bopp ( September 14, 1791 --- October 23, 1867) was a German linguist known for extensive comparative work on Indo-European languages.

Historical Linguists

  1. Historical linguists are concerned with the historical development of languages and the processes involved in language change.

Geoffrey Pullum

  1. Mark Liberman’s colleague Geoffrey Pullum chimed in and suggested that this type of linguistic error should be called an eggcorn.
  2. Additional resources Ideology, Power and Linguistic Theory (pdf format) a paper about descriptivism and prescriptivism by Geoffrey Pullum.
  3. Geoffrey Pullum had, by his own admission, a very mediocre academic career before university, ending in his leaving secondary school early at age 16.

Morris Swadesh

  1. Glottochronology was invented by the linguist Morris Swadesh in 1952.
  2. Attached note of Edward Sapir to Morris Swadesh on revision in classification of Wiyot and Yurok.
  3. In the twentieth century an alternative method, lexicostatistics, was developed, which is mainly associated with Morris Swadesh but is based on earlier work.


  1. Afro-Asiatic is one of the four language families of Africa identified by Joseph Greenberg in his book The Languages of Africa (1963).
  2. In the course of this work, Greenberg coined the term "Afro-Asiatic" to replace the earlier term "Hamito-Semitic".

Harry Hoijer

  1. Harry Hoijer was born to immigrant Swedish parents in Chicago in 1904.

Alan Prince

  1. Alan Prince is a professor of linguistics at Rutgers University.


  1. Amerind is a putative higher-level language family proposed by Joseph Greenberg in his 1987 book Language in the Americas.
  2. Amerind is the vast superfamily to which, in his view, most native languages of North and South America belong.

Richard Kayne

  1. The theory of antisymmetry proposed in the early '90s by Richard Kayne is an attempt to derive phrase structure from a single axiom.
  2. Richard Kayne 's theory of Antisymmetry derived X-bar theory from the assumption that there was a tight relation between structure and linear order.
  3. The cast of contributors is the selling point of the volume, and includes Guglielmo Cinque, Richard Kayne, Luigi Rizzi, Noam Chomsky, and others.


  1. Albanian is also a term often given to what would otherwise be called an ethnic Albanian.
  2. Albanian was influenced by both Latin and Slavic, but it kept many of its original characteristics.

Ferdinand De Saussure

  1. Ferdinand de Saussure was the founder of modern structural linguistics.
  2. His influence on Ferdinand de Saussure was also significant.
  3. Panini's grammar of Sanskrit had a significant influence on Ferdinand de Saussure, the father of modern structuralism, who was a professor of Sanskrit.
  4. Ferdinand de Saussure was a great Swiss linguist at the turn of the 20th century.
  5. Ferdinand de Saussure was born on November 26, 1857, in Geneva, Switzerland, to a family with a long history of contributions to the sciences.

Derek Bickerton

  1. Derek Bickerton is an emeritus professor of linguistics at the University of Hawai'i in Honolulu.

Holger Pedersen

  1. The Danish linguist Holger Pedersen first proposed the idea of Nostratic in 1903.
  2. A forerunner of the theory was proposed by the Danish linguist Holger Pedersen, but did not involve glottalized sounds.
  3. The Nostratic hypothesis was proposed by a Dane named Holger Pedersen, in 1903.

Adele Goldberg

  1. Adele Goldberg took over as editor of Cognitive Linguistics and continued to increase the journal’s reputation and prominence in Linguistics.
  2. Last check: 2007-09-17) Learn more about Adele Goldberg ( linguist) in the online encyclopedia.
  3. I heard that one of the few prominent linguist Dr.Adele Goldberg of the University is leaving for Princeton despite the fact that the wealthy Psych Dept.

Bernard Comrie

  1. The following tree, based on the work of linguist Bernard Comrie and others, has been adopted by Ethnologue.
  2. Bernard Comrie also noted such cases (in Languages of the Soviet Union) and described them as classic cases of the violation of the biuniqueness principle.
  3. THE WORLD'S MAJOR LANGUAGES, edited by Bernard Comrie (1987) contains meaty descriptions of fifty languages.

Michael Krauss

  1. Dr Michael Krauss is a linguist and professor emeritus at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, home of the Alaska Native Language Center.
  2. ROTH: Linguist Michael Krauss has spent decades working with Marie to document Eyak.
  3. Linguist Michael Krauss has devoted his professional life to documenting and preserving Alaska's 20 Native languages.


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  3. Science > Social Sciences > Linguistics > Languages > Natural > Austronesian > Malayo-Polynesian > Eastern > Niuean.
  4. Science > Social Sciences > Linguistics > Languages > Natural > Altaic > Turkic > Turkish.
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