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Language names and nonlinguists: A response to Haspelmath

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Title:Language names and nonlinguists: A response to Haspelmath
Authors:Dryer, Matthew S.
Keywords:language names
Date Issued:Oct 2019
Publisher:University of Hawaii Press
Citation:Dryer, Matthew S. 2019. Language names and nonlinguists: A response to Haspelmath. Language Documentation & Conservation 13: 580-585.
Abstract:Haspelmath (2017) proposes a set of principles governing language names. I discuss various issues with his proposals centering around the fact that Haspelmath does not give sufficient consideration for the need for linguists to consider the use of names by nonlinguists in choosing names.
Pages/Duration:6 pages
Rights:Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International
Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States
Appears in Collections: Volume 13 : Language Documentation & Conservation

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