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The Altaic languages: Tungusic, Mongolic, Turkic

Volker Rybatzki

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter presents a general overview of the three language groupings, i.e. Tungusic, Mongolic, and Turkic, that are traditionally covered by the term “Altaic”. Each language family is briefly ... More


The classification of the Transeurasian languages

Martine Robbeets

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

Even if the hypothesis of Transeurasian affiliation is gradually gaining acceptance, supporters do not coincide on the internal structure of the family. Over the last century, a range of different ... More


The classification of the Tungusic languages

Lindsay J. Whaley and Sofia Oskolskaya

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter surveys previous attempts to classify the genetic relationships among the Tungusic languages. The set of sound correspondences that can be employed in this classification is examined and ... More


The typological heritage of the Transeurasian languages

Martine Robbeets

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter addresses the question of whether some structural features shared by the Transeurasian languages can be explained by inheritance. For this purpose, first 20 structural features shared by ... More


Xibe and the Manchuric languages

Taeho Jang

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0018
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

Xibe is a language spoken by about 30,000 people in Northwestern China. Xibe is closely related to the nearly extinct Manchu language, and both languages belong to the southwestern branch of the ... More


Even and the Northern Tungusic languages

Brigitte Pakendorf and Natalia Aralova

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0019
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter provides a concise structural overview of the three Northern Tungusic languages spoken in the Russian Federation, namely Even, Evenki, and Negidal. Even and Evenki are spoken by people ... More


Nanai and the Southern Tungusic languages

Sofia Oskolskaya

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0020
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

The chapter deals with an overview of the Southern Tungusic languages: Hezhe, Udihe, Oroch, Nanai, Ulcha, and Orok. The sociolinguistic and dialectal situation is described, as well as the history of ... More


Contact between genealogically related languages: The case of Old Korean and Old Japanese

Alexander T. Francis-Ratte and J. Marshall Unger

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0040
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

Although the reconstruction of Proto-Japano-Koreanic is still a work in progress, it is already sufficiently robust to establish a genetic relationship between Korean and Japanese. Furthermore, ... More


Form and pattern borrowing across Siberian Turkic, Mongolic, and Tungusic languages

Gregory D. S. Anderson

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0041
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

When examining data from languages belonging to the Turkic, Mongolic, and Tungusic families, two virtually opposite views have been expressed: One attributes some commonalities to inheritances from a ... More


The homelands of the individual Transeurasian proto-languages

Martine Robbeets, Juha Janhunen, Alexander Savelyev, and Evgeniya Korovina

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0044
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter is an attempt to identify the individual homelands of the five families making up the Transeurasian grouping, i.e. the Turkic, Mongolic, Tungusic, Koreanic, and Japonic families. ... More


The Transeurasian homeland: where, what, and when?

Martine Robbeets

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0045
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

The Farming Language Dispersal Hypothesis boldly claims that agricultural dispersal is an important factor in shaping linguistic diversity. This view has been sharply criticized, especially for the ... More


Asian tongue root systems

Harry van der Hulst

in Asymmetries in Vowel Harmony: A Representational Account

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198813576
eISBN:
9780191851407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813576.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter is devoted to tongue root (ATR or RTR) harmony in Tungusic languages (a.o. Classical Manchu) and Mongolian languages (Khalka and Buriat), which all belong the Altaic language group. In ... More


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