Linguistic Convergence and Areal Diffusion by Bo Isaksson
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Linguistic Convergence and Areal Diffusion
By Bo Isaksson

Linguistic Convergence and Areal Diffusion

Case Studies from Iranian, Semitic and Turkic

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Linguistic Convergence and Areal Diffusion by Bo Isaksson

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The authors are outstanding scholars engaged in the study of language varieties spoken in 'convergence areas' in which speakers are multilingual in languages of at least two but sometimes all three language families. Many of the contributions present new data collected in fieldwork. The geographic area covered is Western and Central Asia where varieties of Iranian, Semitic and Turkic languages have entered into many different types of contact. The intricate linguistic contact situations demonstrate highly interesting convergence phenomena.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415308045
ISBN-10: 0415308046
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 26mm)
Pages: 388
Imprint: RoutledgeCurzon
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Jul-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Bo Isaksson

Eva Agnes Csato is Professor of Turkic Languages at Uppsala University. Her main research interests are general comparative linguistic Turcology, language typology and descriptions of lesser-studied Turkic varieties. Bo Isaksson is Professor of Semitic Languages at Uppsala University. Her research interests include Arabic dialects, comparative Semitic studies and the verbal aspect in Classical Hebrew. Carina Jahani is Associate Professor on Iranian languages at Uppsala University. Her main areas of research are the Balochi language and its literature, Modern and Classical Persian grammar and sociolinguistics in Iran.

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