Volume 74, Number 3, September 1998

Table of Contents

From: Language

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Quatrain form in English folk verse

pp. 473-507
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The origins of consonant-vowel metathesis

pp. 508-556
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Semantic typology and spatial conceptualization

pp. 557-589
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Um infixation and prefixation in Toba Batak

pp. 590-604
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Discussion Note

Amerind personal pronouns: A reply to Campbell

pp. 605-614
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Reviews

On the chronology of sound changes in Tocharian. Volume I: From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Tocharian by Don Ringe, Jr. (review)

pp. 615-617
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Context and binding in Japanese by Masayo Iida (review)

pp. 617-620
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Current issues in comparative grammar ed. by Robert Freidin (review)

pp. 620-624
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Disorderly discourse: Narrative, conflict, and inequality ed. by Charles L. Briggs (review)

pp. 625-627
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Al-kitaab fii ta'allum al-'arabiyya: A textbook for beginning Arabic, part 1 by Kristen Brustad, Mahmoud Al-Batal, and Abbas Al-Tonsi, and: Elementary Arabic: An integrated approach: Student workbook by Munther Younes (review)

pp. 627-629
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Autolexical theory: Ideas and methods ed. by Eric Schiller, Elisa Steinberg, and Barbara Need (review)

pp. 629-631
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Contact languages: A wider perspective ed. by Sarah G. Thomason (review)

pp. 631-633
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The Whorf theory complex: A critical reconstruction by Penny Lee (review)

pp. 634-636
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From grammar to science: New foundations for general linguistics by Victor H. Yngve (review)

pp. 636-638
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Rethinking linguistic relativity ed. by John J. Gumperz and Stephen C. Levinson (review)

pp. 638-640
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Issues in the phonology and morphology of the major Iberian languages ed. by Fernando Martínez-Gil and Alfonso Morales-Front (review)

pp. 640-642
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Language history, language change, and language relationship: An introduction to historical and comparative linguistics by Hans Henrich Hock and Brian D. Joseph (review)

pp. 642-644
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Greek forms of address from Herodotus to Lucian by Eleanor Dickey (review)

pp. 644-647
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Pluralities by Roger Schwartzchild (review)

pp. 648-651
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Book Notices

The rulings of the night: An ethnography of Nepalese shaman oral texts by Gregory G. Maskarinec (review)

p. 652
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Wortarten und Wortartenwechsel: Zu Konversion und verwandten Erscheinungen im Deutschen und in anderen Sprachen by Petra Maria Vogel (review)

p. 652
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Fish, symbol and myth by Otto J. von Sadovszky (review)

pp. 653-654
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Feminism and discourse: Psychological perspectives ed. by Sue Wilkinson and Celia Kitzinger (review)

p. 654
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Advanced psycholinguistics: A Bressanone retrospective for Giovanni D. Flores d'Arcais ed. by Willem J. M. Levelt (review)

pp. 654-655
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Different games, different rules: Why Americans and Japanese misunderstand each other by Haru Yamada (review)

pp. 655-656
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Semitic and Indo-European: The principal etymologies by Saul Levin (review)

pp. 656-657
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Psychology of language: A critical introduction by Michael Forrester (review)

p. 657
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An historical study of English: Function, form and change by Jeremy Smith (review)

pp. 657-658
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American automobile names by Ingrid Piller (review)

p. 658
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The ancestry of the Chinese language ed. by William S-Y. Wang (review)

pp. 658-660
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Instrumentation: An introduction for students in the speech and hearing sciences. 2nd edn. by T. Newell Decker (review)

p. 660
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ABC Chinese-English (Alphabetically Based Computerized) dictionary by John DeFrancis (review)

pp. 660-661
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Elements of acoustic phonetics. 2nd edn. by Peter Ladefoged (review)

p. 661
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Understanding Arabic: Essays in contemporary Arabic linguistics in honor of El-Said Badawi ed. by Alaa Elgibali (review)

p. 662
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Arabic linguistics bibliography 1979-1995 by Salman H. Al-Ani and Dilworth B. Parkinson (review)

p. 662
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Deutsch—typologisch ed. by Ewald Lang and Gisela Zifonun (review)

pp. 662-663
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Linguistics, language acquisition, and language variation: Current trends and future prospects ed. by James E. Alatis, Carolyn A. Straehle, Maggie Ronkin, and Brent Gallenberger (review)

pp. 663-664
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Semantic syntax by Pieter A. M. Seuren (review)

pp. 664-665
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Guide to readability in African languages ed. by Chia Emmanuel Nges (review)

p. 665
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Les politiques linguistiques by Jean-Louis Calvet (review)

pp. 665-666
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Philosophy of language and logical theory: Collected papers by Haig Khatchadourian (review)

pp. 666-667
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Transforming the images: Ergativity and transitivity in Inuktitut (Eskimo) by Elke Nowak (review)

pp. 667-668
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Minimalism, scope and VP structure by Thomas Stroik (review)

pp. 668-669
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Russian learners' dictionary: 10,000 words in frequency order by Nicholas J. Brown (review)

p. 669
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Linguistics in the Netherlands 1996 ed. by Crit Cremers and Marcel den Dirken (review)

pp. 669-670
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Causatives and causation: A universal-typological perspective by Jae Jung Song (review)

pp. 670-671
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Kujibizana: Questions of language and power in nineteenth and twentieth century poetry in Kiswahili by Ann Biersteker (review)

p. 671
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Functional categories and the syntax of focus in Tuki by Edmond Biloa (review)

pp. 671-672
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A Lega and English dictionary comp. by Robert Botne (review)

pp. 672-673
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Theoretical bases of Indo-European linguistics by Winfred P. Lehmann (review)

pp. 673-674
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Swahili phonology reconsidered in a diachronic perspective by Fidèle Mpiranya (review)

p. 674
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Mungaka (Bali) dictionary rev. and trans. by Johannes Stöckle (review)

pp. 674-675
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Die segmentale Dauer als phonetischer Parameter von 'fortis' und 'lenis' bei Plosiven im Zürichdeutschen: Eine akustische und perzeptorische Untersuchung by Urs Willi (review)

pp. 675-676
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Natural phonology: The state of the art ed. by Bernhard Hurch and Richard A. Rhodes (review)

p. 676
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Contrastive sociolinguistics ed. by Marlis Hellinger and Ulrich Ammon (review)

pp. 676-677
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Negative sentences in the languages of Europe: A typological approach by Giuliano Bernini and Paolo Ramat (review)

pp. 677-678
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Hebrew at the crossroads of cultures: From outgoing antiquity to the Middle Ages by Haiim B. Rosen (review)

p. 678
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Linguistic typology, universality and the realism of reconstruction by Frederick W. Schwink (review)

pp. 678-679
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The origins of grammar: Evidence from early language comprehension by Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta Michnick Golinkoff (review)

pp. 679-680
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The Lillooet language: Phonology, morphology, syntax by Jan van Eijk (review)

pp. 680-681
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El complemento directo preposicional ed. by Carmen Pensado (review)

p. 681
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A case study in diachronic phonology: The Japanese onbin sound changes by Bjarke Frellesvig (review)

pp. 681-682
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Spanish in contact: Issues in bilingualism ed. by Ana Roca and John B. Jensen (review)

pp. 682-683
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The origins and development of emigrant languages ed. by Hans F. Nielsen and Lene Schøsler (review)

p. 683
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A Russian-English collocational dictionary of the human body by Lidua Iordanskaya and Slava Paperno (review)

p. 684
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Language in cognitive development: The emergence of the mediated mind by Katherine Nelson (review)

pp. 684-685
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Prepositions and complement clauses: A syntactic and semantic study of verbs governing prepositions and complement clauses in present-day English by Juhani Rudanko (review)

p. 685
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Indo-European reflections by Michael Fortescue (review)

pp. 685-686
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A silent minority: Deaf education in Spain 1550-1835 by Susan Plann (review)

p. 686
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A concise grammar of the Old Frisian dialect of the first Riustring manuscript by Dirk Boutkan (review)

p. 687
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Linguistic theory, language contact, and modern Hindustani: The three sides of a linguistic story by Rajendra Singh (review)

pp. 687-688
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Deutsch-Skandinavisch im Vergleich. 2nd rev. edn. by Kurt Braunmüller (review)

p. 688
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Studies in the development of linguistics in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden ed. by Carol Henriksen, Even Hovdhaugen, Fred Karlsson, and Brent Sigurd (review)

pp. 688-689
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Publications Received

Publications Received

pp. 690-693
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