By Ineke Smeets

Mapuche is the language of the Mapuche (or Araucanians), the indigenous population of crucial Chile. it really is spoken by means of approximately 400,000 humans in Chile and 40,000 in Argentina. the connection with different Amerindian languages has no longer but been demonstrated. Mapuche is a hugely agglutinative language with a fancy verbal morphology. This ebook deals a entire and targeted description of the Mapuche language. It features a grammar (phonology, morphology and syntax), a set of texts (stories, conversations and songs) and a Mapuche-English dictionary. The abundance of examples either within the grammar and the dictionary makes for a full of life description of the language so as to be of curiosity not just to those that perform Amerindian linguistics but additionally to these drawn to language thought and language typology.

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