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Rick Floyd


16135 Sunny Ct.
Whittier, CA 90603
Phone: 562-665-3364



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Research interests

Selected publications

Publications in SIL International Bibliography

2006. Muśhü Limalicuy.(The New Testament in Wanca Quechua). The Bible League:Grand Rapids.

2006. (with Anita Bickford) Tools for Analyzing the World's Languages: A Short Course in Articulatory Phonetics (revision). Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics.

2002. “Completion, comas and other ‘downers’: observations on the Wanka Directional suffix -lpu ”Proceedings of the International Cognitive Linguistics Association,Stockholm. July 1999. Eugene Casad, ed.

1999. The Structure of Wanka Quechua Evidential CategoriesDallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics and the University of Texas at Arlington Publications in Linguistics.

1997. “Observations on Wanka Quechua conjecture marking and subjectification. ” Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 150: Lexical and Syntactical Constructions and the Construction of Meaning, 129-147, Marjolijn Verspoor, Kee Dong Lee and Eve Sweetser, eds. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

1997. La estructura categorial de los evidenciales en el quechua wanka. Lima: Instituto Linguistico de Verano, Serie Linguistica Peruana.

1996. “Experience, certainty and control,and the direct evidential in Wanka Quechua questions. ”Functions of Language, 3, 1:69-93.

1994. “The reportative as a radial category: a study in prototypes ” inLanguage in the Andes, Peter Cole, Gabriella Hermon and Mario Daniel Martin (eds), 151-189. Newark, Delaware: University of Delaware.

1981. Manual for Articulatory Phonetics. Dallas: SIL

Selected papers presented

Jun 2006. On aspects of translation and literacy. Curso Introductorio de la Lingüística y Traducción Aplicada, Lima, Peru.

May 2003. Aspectos de la dialectología quechua. Presentation at Universidad Ricardo Palma, Lima. Peru.

Apr 2003. Principios de diseño para la ortografía. Presentation at Universidad Pontífica La Católica, Lima, Peru.

1995. Observations on Wanka Quechua conjecture marking and subjectification. Meetings of the ICLA, July. Albuquerque NM.

Jul 88: “CV, MP and compensatory lengthening”, Andean Linguistics Symposium, International Congress of Americanists, Amsterdam.