Josserand, Judy Kathryn 1983

Josserand, Judy Kathryn. 1983. Mixtec Dialect History. (Proto-Mixtec and Modern Mixtec Text). (Doctoral dissertation, Tulane University; xv+711pp.)

@phdthesis{76972,
  author          = {Josserand, Judy Kathryn},
  pages           = {xv+711},
  school          = {Tulane University},
  title           = {Mixtec Dialect History. (Proto-Mixtec and Modern Mixtec Text)},
  year            = {1983},
  abstract        = {The Mixtec languages are members of the Mixtecan branch of the Otomanguean language family, one of the largest and most important linguistic groups of Mesoamerica. Mixtec is presently spoken by 250,000 persons living in the Mexican states of Oaxaca, Puebla and Geuerrero. A combination of the methodologies of modern dialectology and historical-comparative linguistics is applied to a large body of published and unpublished material from the Mixtec languages and dialects. A structural framework for interpreting the data is provided by the analysis and comparison of 16 modern Mixtec phonological systems. This comparison also provides support for hypotheses about the Proto-Mixtec phonological system. An overview of the reconstructed units and other phonological characteristics of Proto-Mixtec is followed by a detailed presentation of the vowel correspondences for the six Proto-Mixtec vowels and their developments into the modern varieties. Data presented in support of this reconstruction include 188 cognate sets drawn from 122 varieties of Mixtec. From the patterns of regional development revealed by this analysis and reconstruction, inferences are drawn concerning prehistoric population movements and spheres of cultural influence within the Mixtec speaking area. Stages of diversification are proposed, corresponding to the periods of action of major phonological processes. Although subgrouping by genealogical classification is not attempted, a grouping into dialect areas is achieved by a combination of diagnostic linguistic features, both phonological and lexical. These areal groupings are suggested as candidates for the reconstruction of intermediate stages between Proto-Mixtec and the modern varieties.},
  besttxt         = {ptxt\north_america\josserand_mixtec1983.txt},
  degree          = {PhD},
  digital_formats = {PDF 24.95Mb image-only PDF},
  fn              = {north_america\josserand_mixtec1983v2_o.pdf, north_america\josserand_mixtec1983.pdf},
  hhtype          = {overview;comparative;wordlist},
  inlg            = {English [eng]},
  lgcode          = {16 singled out: Acatlán-Puebla = Mixtec-Southern Puebla [mit], Huajuapan de León-Oaxaca = Mixtec-Cacaloxtepec [miu], San Pedro Molinos-Oaxaca = Mixtec-San Miguel el Grande [mig], San Juan Coatzospan-Oaxaca = Coatzospan Mixtec [miz], Silacayoapan-Oaxaca = Silacayoapan Mixtec [mks], Santo Tomás Ocotepec-Oaxaca = Mixtec-Ocotepec [mie], San Sebastián Atatlahuca-Oaxaca, San Juan Diuxi-Oaxaca = Diuxi-Tilantongo Mixtec [xtd], Alacatlazala-Guerrero = Alacatlatzala Mixtec [mim], San Juan Mixtepec-Oaxaca = Mixtepec Mixtec [mix], San Miguel el Grande-Oaxaca = Mixtec San Miguel el Grande [mig], Santa Maria Peñoles-Oaxaca = Mixtec-Peñoles [mil], Ayutla de los Libres-Guerrero = Mixtec-Ayutla [miy], Santa Maria Jicaltepec-Oaxaca = Pinotepa Nacional Mixtec [mio], San Agustin Chayuco-Oaxaca = Mixtec-Chayuco [mih], Santiago Jamiltepec-Oaxaca = Jamiltepec Mixtec [mxt], Miscellaneous features mentioned and wordlist: Tamazola Mixtec [vmx], Tlazoyaltepec Mixtec [mqh], Juxtlahuaca Mixtec [vmc], Tututepec Mixtec [mtu], Santa Lucía Monteverde Mixtec [mdv], Soyaltepec Mixtec [vmq], Chigmecatitlán Mixtec [mii], Chayuco Mixtec [mih], Cuyamecalco Mixtec [xtu], Tacahua Mixtec [xtt], San Miguel Piedras Mixtec [xtp], Atatláhuca Mixtec [mib], Yoloxochitl Mixtec [xty], Tepeuxila Cuicatec [cux], Chazumba Mixtec [xtb], Alcozauca Mixtec [xta], Apasco-Apoala Mixtec [mip], Magdalena Peñasco Mixtec [xtm], Tijaltepec Mixtec [xtl], San Juan Teita Mixtec [xtj], Sinicahua Mixtec [xti], Western Juxtlahuaca Mixtec [jmx], Metlatónoc Mixtec [mxv], Itundujia Mixtec [mce], Yosondúa Mixtec [mpm], Huitepec Mixtec [mxs], Southwestern Tlaxiaco Mixtec [meh], Yutanduchi Mixtec [mab], Santa María Zacatepec Mixtec [mza], Northern Tlaxiaco Mixtec [xtn], Sindihui Mixtec [xts], Tezoatlán Mixtec [mxb], Northwest Oaxaca Mixtec [mxa], Tidaá Mixtec [mtx], San Juan Colorado Mixtec [mjc], Yucuañe Mixtec [mvg]},
  macro_area      = {North America},
  oclc            = {48314132},
  source          = {DAI-A 44/09, p. 2751, Mar 1984},
  src             = {hh},
  subject         = {LANGUAGE, LINGUISTICS (0290)},
  umi_id          = {8400802}
}

Languages

Name in source Glottolog languoid
16 singled out: Acatlán-Puebla
Huajuapan de León-Oaxaca
San Pedro Molinos-Oaxaca
San Juan Coatzospan-Oaxaca
Silacayoapan-Oaxaca
Santo Tomás Ocotepec-Oaxaca
San Sebastián Atatlahuca-Oaxaca
    San Juan Diuxi-Oaxaca
    Alacatlazala-Guerrero
    San Juan Mixtepec-Oaxaca
    San Miguel el Grande-Oaxaca
    Santa Maria Peñoles-Oaxaca
    Ayutla de los Libres-Guerrero
    Santa Maria Jicaltepec-Oaxaca
    San Agustin Chayuco-Oaxaca
    Santiago Jamiltepec-Oaxaca
    Miscellaneous features mentioned and wordlist: Tamazola Mixtec
    Tlazoyaltepec Mixtec
    Juxtlahuaca Mixtec
    Tututepec Mixtec
    Santa Lucía Monteverde Mixtec
    Soyaltepec Mixtec
    Chigmecatitlán Mixtec
    Chayuco Mixtec
    Cuyamecalco Mixtec
    Tacahua Mixtec
    San Miguel Piedras Mixtec
    Atatláhuca Mixtec
    Yoloxochitl Mixtec
    Tepeuxila Cuicatec
    Chazumba Mixtec
    Alcozauca Mixtec
    Apasco-Apoala Mixtec
    Magdalena Peñasco Mixtec
    Tijaltepec Mixtec
    San Juan Teita Mixtec
    Sinicahua Mixtec
    Western Juxtlahuaca Mixtec
    Metlatónoc Mixtec
    Itundujia Mixtec
    Yosondúa Mixtec
    Huitepec Mixtec
    Southwestern Tlaxiaco Mixtec
    Yutanduchi Mixtec
    Santa María Zacatepec Mixtec
    Northern Tlaxiaco Mixtec
    Sindihui Mixtec
    Tezoatlán Mixtec
    Northwest Oaxaca Mixtec
    Tidaá Mixtec
    San Juan Colorado Mixtec
    Yucuañe Mixtec