The Totonac-Tepehua language kin, even though typologically just like another Mesoamerican languages, has no longer but been confirmed to be relating to the other language relatives. Misantla Totonac is the southernmost number of Totonac and is spoken within the zone among Xalapa, the capital of Veracruz, Mexico and Misantla, Veracruz. In 1974, a newly paved street hooked up Xalapa and Misantla bringing a comparatively remoted region into touch with mainstream Mexican language and tradition. for this reason, Misantla Totonac is not any longer obtained as a primary language by means of the neighborhood youngsters and is quickly being changed by means of Spanish. A GRAMMAR OF MISANTLA TOTONAC offers the phonological constitution of the language and the most efficient morphological approaches. It describes inflection and derivation of all significant be aware periods (verbs, nominals, and statives) intimately. It introduces grammatical contract and be aware order phenomena, and provides the main salient and critical facets of Misantla Totonac grammar. even though a number of Totonac-Tepehua grammars exist in Spanish, this is often the single released grammar of the Totonac-Tepehua language kinfolk at the moment to be had in English. Winner of the yearly Society for the research of Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA) e-book Award, this marks the 3rd quantity to be released within the sequence. "The fabric offered this is key to any destiny paintings in reconstructing the proto-language. . . .[It] is an important contribution to either normal linguistics in addition to to Mesoamerican reports. -James Watters, summer season Institute of Linguistics
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