Datapoint Nivkh / Distance Contrasts in Demonstratives

Discuss WALS Datapoint Nivkh / Distance Contrasts in Demonstratives.

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  1. James Magpie Says:

    Nivkh has a five-way distinction in demonstratives, not a two-way distinction. This is discussed in the cited Gruzdeva 1998, but must have been entered incorrectly. A more recent paper by Gruzdeva on Nivkh demonstratives can be found at the URL below.

    http://www.linguistics.fi/julkaisut/SKY2006_1/1.3.2.GRUZDEVA.pdf

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