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Unexpected sisterhood (similarities in dialects)

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Title Unexpected sisterhood (similarities in dialects)
Period 01 / 2009 - unknown
Status Current
Research number OND1337901
Data Supplier NWO

Abstract

All Romance languages have very similar grammars. However, a group of southern Italian dialects have grammars that resemble those of Basque, Georgian, Hindi, Urdu, Mayan. How is this possible? This project aims to understand why and how these similarities arise.

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Project leader Prof.dr. R. D'Alessandro

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