Archive for the ‘Errata 2008’ Category

Value assignment error in chapter 138 for Saami (Northern)

Monday, July 6th, 2009

The value for feature 138 (Tea) for Saami (Northern) will be corrected in the next edition of WALS Online. The correct value is “Derived from Min Nan Chinese te”, not “Others”.
(See also the related blog comment.)

Value assignment error in chapter 27 for Basque

Saturday, June 6th, 2009

The value for feature 27 (Reduplication) for Basque will be corrected in the next edition of WALS Online. The correct value is “Productive full and partial reduplication”, not “No productive reduplication”.
(See also the related blog comment.)

Value assignment error in chapter 9 for Temiar

Saturday, June 6th, 2009

The value for feature 9 (The Velar Nasal) for Temiar will be corrected in the next edition of WALS Online. The correct value is “Initial velar nasal”, not “No initial velar nasal”.
(See also the related blog comment.)

Value assignment error in chapter 105 for Panyjima

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

The value for feature 105 (Ditransitive Constructions: The Verb ‘Give’) for Panyjima will be corrected in the next edition of WALS Online. The correct value is “Double-object construction”, not “Secondary-object construction”.

Value assignment error in chapter 81 for warao

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

The value for feature 81 (Order of Subject, Object and Verb) for warao will be corrected in the next edition of WALS Online. The correct value is “No dominant order”, not “OSV”.

Value assignment error in chapter 51 for japanese

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

The value for feature 51 (Position of Case Affixes) for japanese will be corrected in the next edition of WALS Online. The correct value is “Postpositional clitics”, not “No case affixes or adpositional clitics”.

Value assignment errors in chapter 33

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

The values for feature 33 (Coding of Nominal Plurality) of the following languages will be corrected in the next edition of WALS Online:

  • Berber (Siwa): Plural suffix -> Mixed morphological plural
  • Mondunga: Plural suffix -> Mixed morphological plural
  • Päri: Plural suffix -> Mixed morphological plural
  • Pokot: Plural suffix -> Mixed morphological plural
  • Berta: Plural suffix -> Mixed morphological plural
  • Lagwan: Plural suffix -> Mixed morphological plural
  • Coos (Hanis): Plural suffix -> Mixed morphological plural