Project for the Documentation of the Languages of Mesoamerica

 

El Proyecto para la Documentación de las Lenguas de Mesoamérica (PDLMA)

 

Project Directors: John Justeson, Terrence Kaufman, Roberto Zavala Maldonado, Co-Directors.

 

Papers by Project Members:

PDLMA Long List: 2001 (PDF file, 113 pages)

 

Terrence Kaufman: 2015 Fifty years of comparative linguistics and language documentation in Meso-America (PDF file, 54 pages)

Nawa

OtoMangean

Other

 

Mayan

Terrence Kaufman: 2015 Initial glottal stop in Mayan languages (PDF file, 15 pages)

Terrence Kaufman: 2015 Mayan Comparative Studies (PDF file, 1052 pages)

Terrence Kaufman with John Justeson: 2003 FAMSI report and preliminary on-line Mayan etymological dictionary (link to PDF file, 1535 pages)

Brent Berlin and Terrence Kaufman: 1997 Un Pequeño Glosario Tzeltal de Tenejap, Chiapas, Mexico (PDF file, 184 pages)

 

 

Mije-Sokean

Terrence Kaufman: 2016 Grammaticalization through Incorporation in the Diachrony of Mije-Sokean Verbs [with a few other tidbits] (PDF file, 34 pages)

Terrence Kaufman: 2016 Positionals in Mije-Sokean (PDF file, 28 pages)

Terrence Kaufman: 2016 SAYula Animal Classification (PDF file, 36 pages)

Terrence Kaufman: 2016 SAYula Ethnobotany: Plant Names and Their Taxonomy

(PDF file, 37 pages)

Terrence Kaufman: 2016 Soteapan Gulf Sokean Ethnobotanical Terminology

(PDF file, 39 pages)

Terrence Kaufman: 2016 Soteapan Gulf Sokean Ethnozoological Terminology

(PDF file, 35 pages)

Terrence Kaufman and John Justeson: 2001 Epi-Olmec Hieroglyphic Writing and Texts (PDF file, 97 pages)

 

Nawa

Terrence Kaufman: 2001 The history of the Nawa language group from the earliest times to the sixteenth century: some initial results (PDF file, 34 pages)

 

OtoMangean

Terrence Kaufman: 2016 Proto-Sapotek(an) reconstructions (PDF file, 86 pages)

Terrence Kaufman: 2016 Tlapaneko-Sutiaba, OtoMangean, and Hokan: Where Greenberg Went Wrong (PDF file, 97 pages)

Terrence Kaufman: 2015 A typologically odd phonological reconstruction for proto-Sapotekan: stem-final *k (PDF file, 18 pages)

Terrence Kaufman: 2015 Early OtoMangean homelands and cultures: some premature hypotheses (PDF file, 71 pages)

 

Other Languages

Terrence Kaufman: 2016 Tlapaneko-Sutiaba, OtoMangean, and Hokan: Where Greenberg Went Wrong (PDF file, 97 pages)

Terrence Kaufman: 2015 Varia Maskogiana: laryngeals, phonotactics, and accent in Maskogian (PDF file, 64 pages)

Terrence Kaufman: 2015 A research program for reconstructing proto-Hokan: first gropings (PDF file, 135 pages)

Terrence Kaufman: 2015 Some hypotheses regarding proto-Hokan grammar (PDF file, 15 pages)

 

Project for the Documentation of the Languages of Mesoamerica