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Re: Trigger languages

From:Tim May <butsuri@...>
Date:Sunday, September 26, 2004, 20:09
Roger Mills wrote at 2004-09-21 17:15:54 (-0400)
 > Leonard Bloomfield, way back in the 20s or 30s, did an extensive
 > study of Tagalog-- probably one of the first in English.  I read it
 > so long ago I've forgotten everything; but for someone interested,
 > it might be worthwhile to see how he handled it from his
 > Structuralist POV.

I was just reading another paper[1] on Tagalog by Nikolaus Himmelmann,
and the second sentence of his introduction is "Since then, quite a
few grammars have been published, including the perhaps finest piece
of American Structuralist grammar writing, Bloomfield's (1917)
_Tagalog Texts with Grammatical Analysis_".  So he likes it, at