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Belated thanks and Mohawk question, was Re: Head-marking languages and adpositions?

From:Amanda Babcock <langs@...>
Date:Thursday, October 31, 2002, 21:53
A month and a half ago Dirk Elzinga and Jesse Bangs gave me some useful
pointers on finding out more about head-marking languages.

In particular, Jesse wrote in response to my question about languages
that exemplify different features:

> Turkish as agglutinating, nom-acc, dependent-marking > Mohawk (or related langs) as polysynthetic, active > Tagalog as trigger, head-initial, head-marking a result of which I ordered the Kanyen'keha Tewatati (Let's Speak Mohawk) book and tapes and am enjoying the language. The book is better than many NA language guides - it's more than just a phrasebook, and does have some grammar - but I need to know more. There have got to be more processes than just the ones they provide. Does anyone know some good references for Mohawk, maybe a comprehensive grammar? Thanks! Amanda