Fernando de la Carrera and his grammatical description of the Mochica language

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Abstract

This article offers new information about Fernando de la Carrera, author of the Arte de la lengua yunga (Lima, 1644). It also comments on some grammatical aspects of the Mochica language recorded in this missionary grammar. Above all, emphasis is placed on some innovations by the author, who deviates from the established Greco-Latin model of grammatical description of the time.
Translated title of the contributionFernando de la Carrera and his grammatical description of the Mochica language
Original languageSpanish
Peer-reviewed scientific journalRevista Internacional de Lingüística Iberoamericana (RILI)
VolumeXVIII
Issue number2 (36)
Pages (from-to)217-234
Number of pages17
Publication statusPublished - 31.12.2020
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article - refereed

Keywords

  • 612,1 Languages
  • Mochica language
  • linguistic isolate
  • extinct language
  • Northern coast of Peru
  • Andean linguistics

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