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Reduplication in Andean Languages

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This chapter discusses typological similarities and differences in an areally defined sample of languages, the Andean languages, with respect to reduplication. After giving a definition of reduplication and presenting and justifying our sample, it first compares their formal features, then compares their functional features, and finally discusses degrees of similarity and differences using an aerial and typological approach. The chapter provides an outline of the formal properties of reduplication in the Andean languages, and discusses the various functions expressed by reduplication in the Andean languages. It provides an overview of our findings, before turning to a discussion and some conclusions. The chapter presents some Neighbor-Net examples in support of this. It concludes with the observation that reduplication is not a primary means of conveying a certain concept in the Andean languages, but instead is often reserved for expressing a particular connotation or emphasis.

Keywords: Andean languages; functional features; Neighbor-Net examples; reduplication

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