Hunter-gatherer languages are stereotyped as having very small numeral systems; however, our work shows that numeral systems in these languages are variable, even when they have low limits. 

  • On numeral complexity in hunter-gatherer languages. (Forthcoming in Linguistic Typology, 16(1))
  • Numeral Systems in Australian Languages. (Slides from LSA presentation, 2011; paper currently under review)
  • One, two, three, brother: numeral etymologies and language contact in Amazonia. (under review)
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