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introduction to linguistics

Bruce L. Liles

introduction to linguistics

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages,
  • Grammar, Comparative and general

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBruce L. Liles.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP106 .L53
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 336 p. :
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5059460M
    ISBN 100134861345, 0134861264
    LC Control Number74023249


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