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Minimal Forms in Complements/Adjuncts and Proximity

John A. Hawkins

in Efficiency and Complexity in Grammars

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252695
eISBN:
9780191719301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252695.003.006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter continues the discussion of domain minimization by examining the impact of reduced formal marking on relative positioning. Section 6.1 first presents some data from performance, ... More


Phonological templates in development

Marilyn May Vihman

in Phonological Templates in Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198793564
eISBN:
9780191835346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793564.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter presents cross-linguistic data from two children each from the language groups represented in Chapter 4. The child’s consonantal resources are evaluated, with examples of the child’s ... More


Phonological Templates in Development

Marilyn May Vihman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198793564
eISBN:
9780191835346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793564.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

Based on cross-linguistic data from several children each learning one of eight languages and grounded in the theoretical frameworks of usage-based phonology, exemplar theory, and Dynamic Systems ... More


Justification and Truth: Evidence from Languages of the World

Lisa Matthewson and Jennifer Glougie

in Epistemology for the Rest of the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190865085
eISBN:
9780190865115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865085.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter investigates how languages encode justification and truth. The authors argue that many, perhaps all, languages have conventionalized ways to track speakers’ justification for and ... More


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