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The Journal of Language Relationship is an international periodical publication devoted to the issues of comparative linguistics and the history of the human language. The Journal contains articles written in English and Russian, as well as scientific reviews, discussions and reports from international linguistic conferences and seminars.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-4632-0259-0
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Publication Status: In Print
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 8.25 x 10.75
Page Count: 236
Languages: Russian, English
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0259-0
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The Journal of Language Relationship is an international periodical publication devoted to the issues of comparative linguistics and the history of the human language. The Journal contains articles written in English and Russian, as well as scientific reviews, discussions and reports from international linguistic conferences and seminars.

This volume includes contributions from George Starostin, Kirill Babaev, Vaclav Blazek, Sergey Boroday, Ilya Yakubovich, Alexei Kassian, Sergei Kullanda, Johann-Mattis List, Sergei Nikolaev, Luobbal Sammol Sammol Ante (Ante Aikio), Alexander Militarev, Konstantin Pozdniakov, and Dmitry Leshchiner.

The Journal of Language Relationship is an international periodical publication devoted to the issues of comparative linguistics and the history of the human language. The Journal contains articles written in English and Russian, as well as scientific reviews, discussions and reports from international linguistic conferences and seminars.

This volume includes contributions from George Starostin, Kirill Babaev, Vaclav Blazek, Sergey Boroday, Ilya Yakubovich, Alexei Kassian, Sergei Kullanda, Johann-Mattis List, Sergei Nikolaev, Luobbal Sammol Sammol Ante (Ante Aikio), Alexander Militarev, Konstantin Pozdniakov, and Dmitry Leshchiner.

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ContributorBiography

Vladimir Dybo

George Starostin

George Starostin is a Russian researcher at the Center of Comparative Studies at the Russian State University for the Humanities, and a participant in the Santa Fe Institute's Evolution of Human Languages project. He is Managing Editor of the Journal Of Language Relationship.

Tatiana Mikhailova

Kirill Babaev

Anna Dybo

Alexei Kassian

Sergei Kullanda

Ilya Yakubovich

  • Table of Contents (page 5)
  • Contributors (page 7)
  • Note for Contributors (page 8)
  • Note from the Editors (page 9)
  • Macro-comparative linguistics in the 21st century: state of the art and perspectives by George Starostin (page 11)
    • Problem 1: Quantity or quality? (page 15)
    • Problem 2: Grammar or lexicon? (page 16)
    • Problem 3: Internal solutions or external evidence? (page 17)
    • Problem 4: Formal objectivity or subjective judgement? (page 18)
  • Verbal morphosyntax in Southwest Mande: elements of reconstruction by Kirill Babaev (page 23)
  • Indo-European nominal inflection in Nostratic perspective by Vaclav Blažek (page 29)
  • ????????? ?????? ?????????? ???????????? ?????????? by ?. ?. ??????? and ?. ?. ???????? (page 49)
    • 1. ?????? ?????????? ??????? ????????????? (page 49)
    • 2. ??????? ?????????? ???????????? ?????????? (page 51)
    • 3. ?????????? ?????????, ???????????? ???????????? ? ??????????? (page 57)
    • 4. ????????? ????????????? ????????? (page 60)
  • ? ?????????? ??????????????? ????????????? ?????????? ?????? (???????? ??????) by ?. ?. ?????? (page 73)
    • ?????? (page 73)
    • ????? (page 74)
    • ?????????? (page 76)
    • ?????????? ????????????? (page 83)
    • ?????? (page 86)
  • External relations of Scythian by Sergey Kullanda (page 91)
  • Investigating the impact of sample size on cognate detection by Johann-Mattis List (page 101)
    • 1. Cognate Detection in Historical Linguistics (page 101)
    • 2. Sample Size and Cognate Detection (page 102)
      • 2.1. Language-Specific and Language0Independent Similarities (page 103)
      • 2.2. Language-Independent Approaches to Cognate Detection (page 103)
      • 2.3. Language-Specific Approaches to Automatic Cognate Detection (page 104)
    • 3. Testing the Impact of Sample Size (page 105)
      • 3.1. Gold Standard (page 105)
      • 3.2. Test Samples (page 105)
      • 3.3. Evaluation Measures (page 105)
    • 4. Results (page 106)
      • 4.1. Sample Size and General Accuracy of Automatic Cognate Detection (page 106)
      • 4.2. Optimal Sample Size and Genetic Closeness (page 106)
      • 4.3. Undetected Borrowings (page 108)
    • 5. Discussion (page 109)
  • Toward the reconstrution of Proto-Na-Dene by Sergei Nikolaev (page 113)
    • Vowel correspondences (page 114)
    • Sonorant correspondences (page 116)
    • Obstruent correspondences (page 117)
    • Some series of front and lateral affricates and fricatives (page 122)
    • *C?-series (page 123)
    • *C-series (page 127)
    • *?-series (page 129)
  • On the reconstruction of Proto-Mari vocalism by Luobbal Sammol Sammol Ante (page 135)
    • 1. Introduction (page 135)
    • 2. The close reduced vowels (page 136)
    • 3. Proto-Mari *ö (page 141)
    • 4. Proto-Mari *e and *e (page 145)
    • 5. Proto-Mari *å and *o (page 150)
    • 6. Proto-Mari *a and *ä (page 150)
    • 7. Conclusion (page 151)
  • A complete etymology-based hundred wordlist of Semitic updated: 75-100 by Alexander Militarev (page 169)
    • The Data (page 170)
    • Abbreviations of languages, langurage periods, and ancient sources (page 171)
    • Transcription and transliteration (page 171)
    • Conventions for reconstructed protoforms (page 171)
  • ? ?????? ??????? ? ??????? ???????????? ? ???????? ??????? ??? ???????? ?????????: ????????????? ????? by ?. ?. ????????? (page 197)
    • 1. ? ?????? ???????? ??????? (page 198)
    • 2. ? ?????? ???????????? (page 208)
    • 3. ?? ????????????? ?????? (page 217)