Volume 76, Number 2, June 2000

Table of Contents

From: Language

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Grammatical acquisition: Inductive bias and coevolution of language and the language acquisition device

pp. 245-296
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*I amn't

pp. 297-323
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Nasal vowels as two segments: Evidence from borrowings

pp. 324-357
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An analysis of the German perfekt

pp. 358-382
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Topic and topic-comment constructions in Mandarin Chinese

pp. 383-408
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Compositional idioms

pp. 409-432
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Reviews

The phonology of Armenian By Bert Vaux (review)

pp. 433-437
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American sociolinguistics: Theorists and theory groups By Stephen O. Murray (review)

pp. 437-439
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Language obsolescence and revitalization: Linguistic change in two sociolinguistically contrasting Welsh communities By Mari C. Jones (review)

pp. 439-441
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Historical linguistics: An introduction By Lyle Campbell (review)

pp. 441-444
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Queerly phrased: Language, gender, and sexuality Ed. by Anna Livia and Kira Hall (review)

pp. 444-446
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Coordination By Janne Bondi Johannessen (review)

pp. 447-449
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The noun in Biblical Armenian: Origin and word-formation, with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage By Birgit Anette Olsen (review)

pp. 449-451
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Structure and interpretation in natural language By Marc Authier and Lisa Reed (review)

pp. 451-453
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Indian epigraphy: A guide to the study of inscriptions in Sanskrit, Prakrit, and the other Indo-Aryan languages By Richard Salomon (review)

pp. 454-456
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Introduction to Indo-European linguistics By Oswald J. L. Szemerényi (review)

pp. 456-458
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The design of agreement: Evidence from Chamorro By Sandra Chung (review)

pp. 458-460
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Intonation systems: A survey of twenty languages Ed. by Daniel Hirst and Albert Di Cristo (review)

pp. 460-463
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Book Notices

Conversation: Cognitive, communicative and social perspectives Ed. by T. Givón (review)

p. 464
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Sprachgeschichte: Ein Handbuch zur Geschichte der deutschen Sprache und ihrer Erforschung Vol. 1. 2nd edn. Ed. by Werner Besch, Anne Betten, Oskar Reichmann, and Stefan Sonderegger. (review)

pp. 464-465
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The linguistics of giving Ed. by John Newman (review)

pp. 465-466
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Possessors, predicates and movement in the determiner phrase Ed. by Artemis Alexiadou and Chris Wilder (review)

pp. 466-467
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Linguistic analysis and text interpretation: Essays on the Bill of Rights and on Keats, Shakespeare and Dreiser By Juhani Rudanko (review)

pp. 467-468
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Case, typology and grammar: In honor of Barry J. Blake Ed. by Anna Siewierska and Jae Jung Song (review)

p. 468
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Understanding syntax By Maggie Tallerman (review)

pp. 468-469
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A grammar of Kambera By Marian Klamer (review)

pp. 469-470
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Contemporary linguistics: An introduction. 3rd ed. By William O'Grady (review)

p. 470
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Reading and writing the Lakota language: Laḳota Iyapi uη Wowapi nahaη Yawapi By Albert White Hat, Sr. Ed. by Jael Kampfe (review)

pp. 470-471
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Prolegomena k dějinám Pražské školy jazykovědné [Prolegomena to the history of the Prague Linguistic School] By Josef Vachek (review)

pp. 471-472
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Verbal periphrases in Romance: Aspect, actionality, and grammaticalization By Mario Squartini (review)

p. 472
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Sociolingüística: Lenguas en contacto Ed. by Pieter Muysken (review)

pp. 472-473
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The Turkic protolanguage: A computational reconstruction By Gyula Décsy (review)

pp. 473-474
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Few people, many tongues: The languages of Namibia By Jouni F. Maho (review)

p. 474
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Etymological dictionary of the Kartvelian languages. 2nd edn. By Georgij A. Klimov. Ed. by Werner Winter and Richard A. Rhodes (review)

p. 475
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Studies in endangered languages Ed. by Kazuto Matsumura (review)

pp. 475-476
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The projection of arguments: Lexical and compositional factors Ed. by Miriam Butt and Wilhelm Geuder (review)

pp. 476-477
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Black fire on white fire: An essay on Jewish hermeneutics, from Midrash to Kabbalah By Betty Rojtman. Trans. by Steven Rendall (review)

p. 477
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Second language acquisition and the critical period hypothesis Ed. by David Birdsong (review)

p. 478
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The virtues of language: History in language, linguistics and texts Ed. by Dieter Stein and Rosanna Sornicola (review)

pp. 478-479
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Phraseology: Theory, analysis, and applications Ed. by Anthony P. Cowie (review)

pp. 479-480
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Syntactic word formation in Northern Sámi By Marit Julien (review)

p. 480
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Grammatical relations: A functionalist perspective Ed. by Talmy Givón (review)

p. 481
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Direct reference, indexicality, and prepositional attitudes Ed. by Wolfgang Künne, Albert Newen, and Martin Anduschus (review)

pp. 481-482
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Reverse English dictionary: Based on phonological and morphological principles By Gustav Muthmann (review)

pp. 482-483
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ana kâ-pimwêwêhahk okakêskihkêmo-wina: The counselling speeches of Jim Kâ-Nîpitêhtêw Ed., trans., and with a glossary by Freda Ahenakew and H. C. Wolfart (review)

pp. 483-484
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Certamen phonologicum III: Papers from the third Cortona phonology meeting, April 1996 Ed. by Pier Marco Bertinetto, Livio Gaeta, Georgi Jetchev, and David Michaels (review)

p. 484
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Introduction to linguistic field methods By Bert Vaux and Justin Cooper (review)

p. 485
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Oxford Albanian-English dictionary Ed. by Leonard Newmark (review)

pp. 485-486
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Lushootseed reader with intermediate grammar, vol. 2: Four Stories from Martha Lamont By Thom Hess (review)

pp. 486-487
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An ethnographic grammar of the Eipo language spoken in the central mountains of Irian Jaya (West New Guinea), Indonesia By Volker Heeschen (review)

p. 487
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People, countries, and the Rainbow Serpent: Systems of classification among the Lardil of Mornington Island By David McKnight (review)

pp. 487-488
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Directions in functional linguistics Ed. by Akio Kamio (review)

pp. 488-489
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Sociolinguistics in Japanese contexts By Takesi Sibata (review)

p. 489
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Cheyenne major constituent order By Elena M. Leman (review)

pp. 489-490
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Mood at the interface By Josep Quer (review)

p. 490
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Language and the brain By Loraine K. Obler and Kris Gjerlow (review)

pp. 490-491
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Slavic prosody: Language change and phonological theory By Christina Y. Bethin (review)

p. 491
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A reference grammar of Mbili By Funwi F. Ayuninjam (review)

p. 492
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Las completivas de sujeto en español By Carmen Cabeza Pereiro (review)

pp. 492-493
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Aphasia in atypical populations Ed. by Patrick Coppens, Yvan Lebrun, and Anna Basso (review)

pp. 493-494
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Definiteness By Christopher Lyons (review)

p. 494
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Understanding pragmatics By Jef Verschueren (review)

p. 495
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A grammar of Koyra Chiini By Jeffrey Heath (review)

pp. 495-496
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Dictionnaire Songhay-Anglais-Français. Vol. 1: Koyra Chiini (264 pp.); Vol. 2: Djenné Chiini (208 pp.); Vol. 3: Koroboro Senni (352 pp.). By Jeffrey Heath. (review)

pp. 496-497
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Pathways of the brain: The neurocognitive basis of language By Sydney M. Lamb (review)

pp. 497-498
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Language, identity and marginality in Indonesia: The changing nature of ritual speech on the island of Sumba By Joel C. Kuipers (review)

pp. 498-499
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Essays on Vedic and Indo-European culture By Boris Oguibénine (review)

p. 499
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The Editor's Department

pp. 500-503
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Publications Received

pp. 504-507
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