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Mwotlap, a Language of Islanders

by Alexandre François With about 500 languages, the Oceanic family spreads out across the vast Pacific Ocean. Three thousand years ago, its myriad islands and atolls began to be explored and settled by Austronesian...

Ergativity: The Secret of Languages without Subjects

by Hélène Gérardin Who doesn’t recall their first grammar lessons and the enchantment of the terms – “subject”, “object”, “verb” – heard the earliest classes, never to escape the ears of language and grammar...

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ILARA classes establish a bridge between ancient languages, documented only in writing, and languages ​​with an oral tradition, whose documentation includes an audio-visual dimension.

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