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By Carolyn Mackay

The Totonac-Tepehua language relations, even though typologically just like another Mesoamerican languages, has no longer but been established to be concerning the other language kinfolk. Misantla Totonac is the southernmost number of Totonac and is spoken within the sector among Xalapa, the capital of Veracruz, Mexico and Misantla, Veracruz. In 1974, a newly paved highway attached Xalapa and Misantla bringing a comparatively remoted sector into touch with mainstream Mexican language and tradition. for that reason, Misantla Totonac is not any longer obtained as a primary language via the neighborhood kids and is swiftly being changed by way of Spanish. A GRAMMAR OF MISANTLA TOTONAC offers the phonological constitution of the language and the best morphological approaches. It describes inflection and derivation of all significant note sessions (verbs, nominals, and statives) intimately. It introduces grammatical contract and note order phenomena, and offers the main salient and demanding points of Misantla Totonac grammar. even if a number of Totonac-Tepehua grammars exist in Spanish, this is often the single released grammar of the Totonac-Tepehua language family members presently to be had in English. Winner of the once a year Society for the learn of Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA) booklet 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 reviews. -James Watters, summer season Institute of Linguistics

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