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Special Collection - Early Western and Portuguese descriptors of the Indian languages from the 16th century onwards
Posted by OLH Janeway on 2021-07-15

Although the attitudes of neglect toward the earliest linguistic (field)works have decreased and the contribution to the study of language by linguists avant la lettre is acknowledged today (Zwartjes 2012), attitudes still need to change further, and this is one of the aims of this volume. At present, it includes five papers which focus on different aspects of the grammaticisation (Auroux [...]

Special Collection: Laboratory Approaches to Portuguese Phonology
Posted by OLH Janeway on 2021-07-15

Widely spoken languages are critical to the understanding of speech and language, due to their spatial and demographic variability. As the third European language in number of speakers, Portuguese has challenged phoneticians and phonologists with its wealth of varieties even before the advent of XXth century linguistics. In the past, topics such as nasalization, vowel reduction, stress, [...]

Coming Soon:  Special Collection - Possession and location in African varieties of Portuguese
Posted by OLH Janeway on 2021-07-15

Collection launched: 09 Oct 2020 In the last three decades, African varieties of Portuguese (AVP) have become the object of an increasing body of research focusing on emerging patterns and features that are often argued to have arisen due to language contact in an environment of L2 acquisition. This work generally focuses on a single variety, applies highly diverse methodologies, and [...]