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  Object Verb Subject - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
OVS languages are a type of languages when classifying languages according to the dominant sequence of these constituents.
Some languages, such as Swedish, which normally lack any extensive case marking, allow such structures when pronouns (which are marked for case) are involved.
This sequence was chosen for the artificial language Klingon, a language spoken by the extraterrestrial Klingon race in the fictional universe of the Star Trek series, in order to make the language sound deliberately alien and counterintuitive to the human mind.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Object_Verb_Subject   (241 words)

 Subject Verb Object. Who is Subject Verb Object? What is Subject Verb Object? Where is Subject Verb Object? Definition ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Languages are classified according to the dominant sequence of these constitutents of sentences.
English, French, Kiswahili, Indonesian, and Chinese are examples of languages that follow this pattern.
Rare sequences are often used for effect in fiction, to mark a character's speech as alien.
www.knowledgerush.com /kr/encyclopedia/Subject_Verb_Object   (182 words)

 World congress on language policies
The rate and extend in which the languages are at risk of fading away is by far much higher than what is thought of for the biological species.
Language shift and maintenance are often much more dynamic and complex phenomena, including several scenarios that simultaneously correspond to different stages, as is the case of Mexicano.
These language profiles are based on the passive knowledge of at best a handful of speakers, most of them only remembers, quasi or even pseudo speakers of the languages (for these definitions see Flores Farfán 1998, 1999, 2001).
www.linguapax.org /congres/taller/taller2/Flores.html   (5990 words)

 Syntax for Artificial Languages
This essay is aimed at budding language designers who would like to learn something about syntax in general, and about some of the syntactic variability that exists among the world's many natural languages.
Determining these patterns is not always that simple, because many languages are inflected in such a way that they have a great deal of freedom in ordering their words.
In fact, when languages are found that appear to contradict such orderings, it is usually the case that they are undergoing a transition from one pattern to another and haven't yet "settled down".
www.eskimo.com /~ram/syntax.html   (9557 words)

 Uto-Aztecan languages. TheTexts.com Text Resources, Online Library, References, Free Encyclopedias, eBooks, Dictionary, ...
The Uto-Aztecan languages are a Native American language family.
The Uto-Aztecan languages are found from the Great Basin of the western United States (Oregon, Idaho, Utah, California, Nevada, Arizona), through Mexico south to El Salvador.
Classic Nahuatl, the language of the Aztecs, and its modern descendants are part of the Uto-Aztecan family.
www.thetexts.com /wikipedia/u/ut/uto_aztecan_languages.html   (122 words)

 Subject Verb Object   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Languages are classifiedaccording to the dominant sequence of these constitutents of sentences.
Some languages are mixed: in German, SVO is basic, but finite verbs appear after the subject when they appear in the main clause:Günther ist nach Berlin gefahren, Gunther has travelled to Berlin (where ist is thefinite verb, directly after the subject Günther, andgefahren is a non-finite verb, a past participle, in the standard verb-final position).
Rare sequences are often used for effect in fiction, to mark a character's speechas alien.
www.therfcc.org /subject-verb-object-13788.html   (227 words)

 LatinoLA - Comunidad - News & Information About Your Community
The most widely spoken languages of Chihuahua are: the Tarahumara (70,842 speakers), Tepehuán (6,178), Náhuatl (1,011), Guarijio (917), Mazahua (740), Mixteco (603), Pima (346) and Chinanteco (301).
The indigenous people of Jalisco may have spoke as many as 60 or 70 languages in the 1520s, but the primary linguistic groups were: Bapames, Caxcanes, Coras, Cocas, Guachichiles, Cuyutecos (a Nahua language), Huicholes, Otomíes, Pinomes, Purépecha, Tecuexes, Tepehuanes, and Tecos.
The primary language spoken is the Purépecha languages, with a total of 109,361 persons.
www.latinola.com /story.php?story=709   (949 words)

 University of Arizona Press - American Indian Languages
This comprehensive survey of indigenous languages of the New World introduces students and general readers to the mosaic of American Indian languages and cultures and offers an approach to grasping their subtleties.
Their text reveals the linguistic richness of languages found throughout the Americas, emphasizing those located in the western United States and Mexico, while drawing on a wide range of other examples found from Canada to the Andes.
American Indian Languages: Cultural and Social Contexts is a comprehensive resource that will serve as a text in undergraduate and lower-level graduate courses on Native American languages and provide a useful reference for students of American Indian literature or general linguistics.
www.uapress.arizona.edu /books/BID1066.htm   (448 words)

 Looking Over vs. Overlooking: Native American Languages: Let's Void the Void - FARMS JBMS
Nevertheless, whatever the original parameters of geography and language for the Book of Mormon peoples, it is not unreasonable to expect that evidences of Hebrew or possibly Egyptian may survive in some languages of the Americas.
A proto-language is a hypothesized parent language from which a group of related languages descended; an asterisk (*) before a form or word signifies that it has been reconstructed by linguists as an unattested ancient or intermediate form in the parent language on the basis of comparisons of related words (cognates) in the descendant languages.
A people's language is a window to their past and is often the most voluminous repository of hard data relevant to their origins and past.
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 University of Utah Latin American Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
WICK R. Wick R. Miller, a widely respected anthropological linguist and pioneer in language acquisition studies, was born in the small town of San Ysidro, New Mexico, where his father ran a trading post between the Jemez and Zia reservations.
He felt a strong debt to the Native American peoples whose languages and cultures he studied as well as to their communities, as is amply shown by his constant efforts to repay this debt.
The Wick R. Miller Memorial Scholarship honors both Professor Miller and his commitment to the study and documentation of Native American languages and cultures by awarding to a Native American student at the University of Utah a stipend in support of that student’s education.
www.hum.utah.edu /las/wmiller.html   (620 words)

 Survey of California and Other Indian Languages Archives
Her research interests include the grammatical description of Potawatomi (an Algonquian language spoken in the midwestern United States and adjacent Canada), issues in endangered language revitalization and pedagogy, and the use of the World Wide Web as a means of creating virtual speech communities.
She is primarily interested in languages of Northwestern California (particularly Yurok, Wiyot and the various Hokan languages) and of the Caucasus (Nakh-Daghestanian).
He is especially interested in languages of the Algonquian language family and the social issues of language death and revitalization regarding native languages in general.
www.linguistics.berkeley.edu /Survey/people.html   (1317 words)

 Ethnologue: Mexico   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Of those, 289 are living languages and 6 are extinct.
Speakers use Spanish as second language, but outlying towns are not as bilingual as the center.
Mixteco is the language of choice in nearly all domains; at home, in local shops, among officials in the town hall for business, for teaching in the classroom even though materials are in Spanish.
www.surf-mexico.com /dir/links/326   (8621 words)

Variation in language and culture: the case of Tarahumara.
Papers from the American Indian Languages Conferences, Held at the University of California, Santa Cruz, July and August 1991, Occasional Papers in Linguistics 16.
Internal classification of the Numic languages of Uto-Aztecan.
www.ruf.rice.edu /~copelan/uabibliography/au-whole.htm   (6943 words)

Papers from the parasession on the syllable in phonetics and phonology 26/2.
Languages and Cultures of Western North America: Essays in Honor of Sven S. Liljeblad.
JAQUITH, James R. The present status of the Uto-Aztekan languages of Mexico: An index of data bearing on their survival, geographical location and internal relationships.
www.ruf.rice.edu /~copelan/uabibliography/au_h-k.htm   (1814 words)

 individual book page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
[This comprehensive survey of the structure, history, and ethno- and sociolinguistics of the indigenous languages of the New World is designed as a textbook for an upper-level course in American Indian languages.
This is one of those textbooks that is far more than a classroom aid; it is the summation of two lifetimes of focused research and teaching (one of them cut tragically short with Miller’s death in a road accident in 1994).
But there is so much in it, so lucidly explained, that it could serve equally well as the organizing text for the more general courses on the anthropology of language that we more frequently give.
wings.buffalo.edu /linguistics/ssila/books/indbook/b835.htm   (351 words)

 Southwestern Archaeology - Messages
But the men were in their own world, oblivious to the rush of a culture that threatens to absorb theirs, oblivious even to the microphones aimed at their instruments.
The country's estimated 8.7 million remaining Indians speak 59 languages and are scattered across the country, living both in and near cities and, like the mountain-dwelling Guarijios and Tarahumaras, in relative isolation from the greater mestizo population.
Cultures disappearing Many Mexican anthropologists believe they are witnessing the disappearance of these distinct cultures as they lose their languages, the force that separates a tribe from other Mexicans and unites a tribe as a people.
www.swanet.org /zarchives/gotcaliche/alldailyeditions/97aug/333.html   (2116 words)

 NMNH AnthroNotes Spring 1997
They speak a language that is related to those spoken by their neighbors in northern Mexico--the Guarijío, Tepehuan, Pima, Yaqui, and Mayo--as well as more distant Indian societies like the Comanche, Hopi, and Aztec, all of which belong to the Uto-Aztecan language family.
From the evidence that is available, it appears that the Indians emphasized language as the principal marker of ethnicity, further distinguishing among speakers of the same language on the basis of locality.
I believe that the key lies in differences in the degree to which the languages spoken by the Varohíos and Guazapares were similar to the Tarahumara language spoken by immigrants into their communities.
www.nmnh.si.edu /anthro/outreach/anthnote/spring97/anthnote.htm   (6251 words)

 NTM - planting tribal churches : Mexico - PRAYER UPDATES
Guarijio tribe, Mexico (March 17th, 2005): Missionary Terry Reed is revising Bible lessons in the Guarijio language, and hopes to work on Scripture translation soon.
Guarijio tribe, Mexico (September 21st, 2004): Gregorio, who is in unfamiliar surroundings in the city of Chihuahua, and very ill, is showing a renewed interest in God’s Word.
Guarijio tribe, Mexico (May 25th, 2004): Enedina, a young Guarijio woman who has been attending the NTM Mexico Bible Institute in Chihuahua is returning home today.
www.ntm.org /mexico/prayer.php   (4344 words)

 Subject Object Verb Article, SubjectObjectVerb Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Subject Object Verb (SOV) is a term used in linguistic typology to state the general order of words in a language's sentences: "Sam oranges ate".The SOV type is the most common type found in natural languages.
SOV languages tend to have the adjectives before nouns, to use postpositions rather than prepositions, to place relativeclauses before the nouns to which they refer, and to place auxiliary verbs after the action verb.
SOV languages also seem to exhibit a tendency towardsusing a Time-Manner-Place ordering of prepositional phrases.
www.anoca.org /language/languages/subject_object_verb.html   (223 words)

 NTM - planting tribal churches : News -
But out of his element, in the city of Chihuahua, he is like a scared little boy.
The 65-year-old Guarijio man, who rarely left his mountain home, is in the big city for the first time.
Gregorio was a main language helper for missionary Kevin Gutwein when the Gutweins were first learning the Guarijio language.
www.ntm.org /news/news_details.php?news_id=1023   (345 words)

 Aymara - Ethnos - Books about the Aymara People   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Aymara is the name of a South-American people and of their language.
Some believe that the Aymara language descends from the language spoken in Tiwanaku.
This can't be proven, but we do know that the language was spoken by the rich Aymara Kindoms.
www.almudo.com /ethnos/Aymara.htm   (324 words)

 Ethnologue report for Mexico
Of those, 291 are living languages and 7 are extinct.
Speakers of all Totonac languages: 196,003 (1980 census).
Speakers of all Tzotzil languages: 265,000 (1990 census).
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=Mexico   (6806 words)

 individual book page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Preface by Ken Hale.] — This series, published by El Colegio de México and coordinated by Yolanda Lastra, presents standardized documentations of the Indian languages of Mexico.
Each volume contains a section on phonology, a short narrative text and samples of conversation (with translation and morphemic analysis), a long section on morphosyntax (“sintaxis”), and a compact lexicon of 500 or so items.
The morphosyntactic section is not a grammatical sketch, but rather 594 Spanish sentences or utterance sequences with their native language equivalents, glossed and morphemically analyzed.
linguistics.buffalo.edu /ssila/books/indbook/b619.htm   (186 words)

 THE SIXTH HIGH DESERT LINGUISTICS CONFERENCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
language influence and language dominance in early bilingual devlopment
peer learning effects on second language acquisition in preschool: the case of language majority speakers acquiring a non-majority language
the role of early language experience on the perception of american sign language
linggraduate.unm.edu /conference2004/schedule.htm   (480 words)

 The delay: Zoo thumbs
Once names are established, it is obvious that verb signs are needed to describe past events involving those named things, or give commands to suggest future events.
I'm no comprehensive student of the history of language, but I would love to interrogate any language that people would say did not have the S-V-O structure at its foundation.
I would love to try out the hypothesis that, somewhere underneath the syntax that became this language's convention, that the S-V-O pattern is there.
the_delay.blogspot.com /2005/05/zoo-thumbs.html   (915 words)

 Ethnologue 14 report for language code:VAR
The following is the entry for this language as it appeared in the 14th edition (2000).
It has been superseded by the corresponding entry in the 15th edition (2005).
Ethnologue data from Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 14th Edition
www.ethnologue.com /show_language.asp?code=VAR   (87 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Indian-set fires have been suppressed since the 1930’s in the Bald Hills with the result that elk foraging habitat has decreased, hazel plants are not regenerating, and Douglas fir trees have encroached into the prairies.
Some remain as part of Native American agricultural and culinary traditions and elsewhere they precariously persist as "genetic resources" but not necessarily as "cultural traditions." A consortium has launched a campaign to assist in the documentation, rescue, restoration, and revitalization of food traditions based on these heirloom crops and livestock breeds.
Most Native Americans and other indigenous communities are deeply concerned with preserving native languages and the traditional environmental knowledge of their oral traditions.
www.ethnobiology.org /2004/schedule/abstracts/abstracts.doc   (9446 words)

 GRN Language List - V...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Global Recordings Network has recorded gospel messages and/or basic Bible teaching in around 5500 languages.
All known variations of name or spelling are shown here.
Other language information is available from The Ethnologue, the Joshua Project, and Peoplegroups.org.
www.gospelrecordings.com /show_languages.php?alpha=V   (164 words)

 Object Verb Subject - Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The verb is of course what the subject does to the object.
OVS languages are a type of languages when classifying languages according to the
As you see Klingon uses the rarest permutation of expression, as you would indeed expect.
www.book-spot.co.uk /index.php/Object_verb_subject   (322 words)

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