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November 27, 2021

The nature of Philippine-type voice: Insights from inside and outside Austronesian

Dr. Victoria Chen

Victoria University of Wellington

This presentation discusses (i) how new comparative evidence from Philippine and Formosan languages shed new light on the nature of this voice system, and (ii) how similar inflectional systems found in Nilotic and Caucasian inform us of an understudied typology of "Philippine-type voice" cross language families.

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