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Handbook of Formosan Languages Online: The Indigenous Languages of Taiwan

The Handbook of Formosan Languages provides a systematic and comprehensive coverage of the aboriginal languages of Taiwan and of the many ways in which they have been studied. It contains reference articles as well as grammar sketches of a number of Formosan languages, including a few extinct languages, written by leading scholars in the field.
The handbook includes up-to-date bibliographical references and indices and is illustrated with tables, maps, and other useful figures. An invaluable reference to Formosanists, Austronesianists, and typologists, it will be of interest to linguists more broadly as well.

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Paul Jen-kuei Li, Academia Sinica
Elizabeth Zeitoun, Academia Sinica
Rik De Busser, National Taiwan Cheng-Chi University
Paul Jen-kuei Li, Ph.D. (1973), University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, is adjunct research fellow and academician at the Academia Sinica, Taiwan. A leading specialist on Formosan languages, he is the author of numerous books and articles.

Elizabeth Zeitoun, Ph.D. (1995), Université Paris Diderot (Paris 7), is a research fellow at the Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan. Her major publications include A Grammar of Mantauran (Rukai) (2007) and A Study of Saisiyat Morphology (2015).

Rik De Busser, Ph.D. (2009), La Trobe University, is an associate professor in the Department of Linguistics, National Chengchi University, Taiwan. He specializes in Takivatan Bunun morphosyntax. Other topics include the study of Bible translations.