Author: Gaja Jarosz

Pons-Moll (2018) – The limits of the free ride in morphophonemic learning. Evidence from Catalan

The limits of the free ride in morphophonemic learning. Evidence from Catalan Clàudia Pons-Moll direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004357 December 2018 The free ride strategy (McCarthy 2005) is challenged when the input-output mapping(s) derived from morphophonemic dynamic alternations and which are potentially

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Pons-Moll & Torres-Tamarit (2018) – Catalan nativization patterns in the light of Weighted Scalar Constraints

Catalan nativization patterns in the light of Weighted Scalar Constraints Clàudia Pons-Moll, Francesc Torres-Tamarit direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004354 December 2018 In this paper we explore phonological nativization patterns in Catalan loanwords, and we show, on the basis of a production and

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Tilsen (2018) – Space and time in models of speech rhythm

Space and time in models of speech rhythm Sam Tilsen direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004349 December 2018 How do rhythmic patterns in speech arise? Many representations and models incorporate a mechanism whose purpose is to generate a rhythmic pattern. Here an alternative

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Akita & Dingemanse (2018) – Ideophones (Mimetics, Expressives)

Ideophones (Mimetics, Expressives) Kimi Akita, Mark Dingemanse direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004347 December 2018 Ideophones, also termed “mimetics” or “expressives,” are marked words that depict sensory imagery. They are found in many of the world’s languages, and sizable lexical classes of ideophones

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Zymet (2018) – Lexical propensities in phonology: corpus and experimental evidence, grammar, and learning

Lexical propensities in phonology: corpus and experimental evidence, grammar, and learning Jesse Zymet direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004346 December 2018 Traditional theories of phonological variation propose that morphemes be encoded with descriptors such as [+/- Rule X], to capture which of them

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Kawahara (2018) – Teaching phonetics through sound symbolism

Teaching phonetics through sound symbolism Shigeto Kawahara direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004342 December 2018 Teaching introductory phonetics classes can be challenging for several reasons. One reason is that students are introduced with many new concepts such as place of articulation, manner of

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Akkus (2018) – Variable embedded agent in Sason Arabic

Variable embedded agent in Sason Arabic Faruk Akkus direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004341 December 2018 The paper investigates the syntax of an indirect causative construction, “make”-causatives in Sason Arabic (SA), with a focus on the syntactic status of the implicit embedded agent

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Sandler (2018) – The Body as Evidence for the Nature of Language

The Body as Evidence for the Nature of Language Wendy Sandler direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004332 October 2018 Taking its cue from sign languages, this paper proposes that the recruitment and composition of body actions provide evidence for key properties of language

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Westera (2018) – Rising declaratives of the Quality-suspending kind

Rising declaratives of the Quality-suspending kind Matthijs Westera direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004330 November 2018 The theory of Intonational Compliance Marking (ICM) maintains that speakers of English use final rising intonation to indicate a suspension (potential violation) of a conversational maxim (­Westera

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Ziková (2018) – Licensing of Vowel Length in Czech

Licensing of Vowel Length in Czech Markéta Ziková direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004328 January 2018 This book presents a morphosyntactic account of vowel length in Contemporary Czech. The present approach is strictly decompositional on both the phonological and the morphosyntactic side. It

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