24.4655, FYI: AfBo: a Database of Affix Borrowing, Now Online

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Subject: 24.4655, FYI: AfBo: a Database of Affix Borrowing, Now Online

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Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2013 10:27:08
From: Frank Seifart [frank_seifart at eva.mpg.de]
Subject: AfBo: a Database of Affix Borrowing, Now Online

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AfBo, a world-wide survey of affix borrowing, is now published online at:

www.afbo.info

AfBo comprises descriptions of 101 cases of affix borrowing, i.e. cases where one language borrowed at least one affix from another language, involving a total of 657 borrowed affixes. It includes an online interface with descriptions of borrowed affixes in terms of their forms and functions, examples of combinations of borrowed affixes with native stems, search functions, maps, and over 230 bibliographical references. 

The entire database underlying AfBo can be downloaded from the following URL:

http://afbo.info/download 



Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
                     Morphology
                     Typology





 






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