Mukherjee (2018) – A note on understanding the relationship between linguistic diversity and biodiversity in the Indian context

A note on understanding the relationship between linguistic diversity and biodiversity in the Indian context
Sibansu Mukherjee
direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004285
October 2018
On the basic of the assumption that linguistic diversity and biodiversity are correlated, many a few studies have been done. For example, significance of the relationship between language and species richness through different area-specific parameters has been demonstrated. This demonstration also reveals that there is a similar kind of relationship between linguistic varieties and forest area cover of the Indian states. Result shows a strong positive correlation between these two variables.

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keywords: linguistic diversity, biodiversity, indian state, syntax, phonology, semantics, morphology
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