Alexis Michaud

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Alexis Michaud
Portrait d'Alexis Michaud, chercheur au CNRS.jpg
Alexis Michaud
Known forstudy of Naxi, Na and Vietnamese
Scientific career
FieldsLinguistics, Phonology
InstitutionsLACITO, CNRS

Alexis Michaud is a French linguist specialising in the study of Southeast Asian languages, especially Naic languages[1] and Vietnamese. He is also known for his work on the typology of tonal languages and as a foremost proponent of Panchronic phonology. He is one of the main editors of the Pangloss Collection. He works at the LACITO research centre within Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique.

He is member of the editorial board of journals such as Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area and associate editor of the Journal of the International Phonetic Association.

A documentary film entitled Sound Hunter was made about his fieldwork in Yunnan, China.

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  1. ^ Bureau du CNRS en Chine (2016). "A l'écoute des Naxi, sur les traces de Joseph Rock, Ge A-Gan et de l'enfant crapaud" (PDF). Le CNRS en Chine. 21: 26–28. Retrieved 20 March 2016.

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