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By Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald

The audio system of Tariana, an endangered Arawak language from the northwest Amazonian jungle, frequently marry anyone conversing a unique language; hence, such a lot are fluent in 5 or 6 languages. This entire grammar finds how Tariana combines its personal positive factors with these borrowed from neighboring languages due to the rampant multilingualism. The language has many strange houses, making this grammar a helpful sourcebook for linguists and others attracted to usual languages.

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