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By Jane H. Hill

In probably the most thorough stories ever ready of a California language, Hill’s grammar studies the phonology, morphology, syntax and discourse positive factors of Cupeño, a Uto-Aztecan (takic) language of California. Cupeño shows many strange typological gains, together with break up ergativity, that require linguists to revise our knowing of the advance of the Uto-Aztecan kin of languages in historic and areal perspective.

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