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The Role of Features in Phonological Inventories

G. N. Clements

in Contemporary Views on Architecture and Representations in Phonology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182706
eISBN:
9780262255325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182706.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

In phonology, speech sound systems are structured in terms of recurrent elementary components known as features. On the basis of features, there are two general approaches to phonological ... More


The Pronominal Copula Cycle

Elly van Gelderen

in The Linguistic Cycle: Language Change and the Language Faculty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199756056
eISBN:
9780199896882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756056.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

A third person subject pronoun or demonstrative is frequently reanalyzed as an auxiliary or copula verb, initially with its person and number features in tact. This is very different from the subject ... More


Theoretical background

Anne Breitbarth

in The History of Low German Negation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199687282
eISBN:
9780191767050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687282.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter summarizes the assumptions regarding syntactic change in general and change in the expression of negation in particular, and discusses different approaches to the syntax of negation and ... More


Phoneme inventories

Matthew K. Gordon

in Phonological Typology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199669004
eISBN:
9780191821745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669004.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This chapter provides an overview of the cross-linguistic distribution of phoneme inventories drawing on various typological databases. Results of a survey of phoneme frequency data within 34 ... More


History of negation in High and Low German

Anne Breitbarth and Agnes Jäger

in Clause Structure and Word Order in the History of German

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198813545
eISBN:
9780191851414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813545.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The expression of sentential negation follows Jespersen’s Cycle in the history of High and Low German, from a verbal clitic neg-particle (stage I) in the earliest stages of attestation via a ... More


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