My name is Eduardo Rivail Ribeiro. I’m an anthropological linguist working on the documentation of indigenous South American languages (particularly those of the Macro-Jê stock), as well as the dialectology of (Brazilian) Portuguese.
Arawak elements in eastern Brazil: a study on long-range cultural diffusion (abstract) 01 May 2012 16:32
The 'animal' possessive morpheme in Chiquitano and Boróro (paper) 20 Apr 2012 17:04
"Meillet's Paradox" (note) 26 Apr 2011 14:56
Tapuya connections: language contact in eastern Brazil (paper) 23 Apr 2011 13:32
▴"Tribus Gê". Map by Curt Nimuendaju (in Cartas do Sertão, organized by Thekla Hartmann, 2000, Museu Nacional de Etnologia/Assírio & Alvim, ISBN 927-37-0625-3). Nimuendaju (1883-1945) was the first to suggest that the Djeoromitxí and Arikapú languages, which form a small language family in the Brazilian state of Rondônia, were genetically related to the Jê family of Central Brazil. A recent paper, available here, corroborates this hypothesis.
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