- The Language Family as a Field for Historical Reconstruction
- David F. Aberle
- Journal of Anthropological Research, Vol. 40, No. 1, Fortieth Anniversary Issue 1944-1984 (Spring, 1984), pp. 129-136
- Subjects: Linguistics, American Indian Studies, Anthropology
- Key terms: reconstruction, subgroup, athapaskan, inference, meaning, proto, lexical, protolanguage, siouan, candidate, descent, matrilineality, cognate, kinship, nonlexical, daughter, matrilineal, innovation, infer, nevertheles, distribution, retention, speech, terminology, trait
- CiteRank: 0.2532
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