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Book: The Five-Minute Linguist

Chapter: 22. What was the Original Language?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.38141


The chapter presents the opinions of various researchers regarding the emergence of language. Thus, studies of historical linguists, paleontologists, anatomists as well as multidisciplinary efforts are considered in order to explore the way in which the earliest language functioned.

Chapter Contributors

  • Barry Hilton ( - bhilton) 'Independent scholar'