Month: February 2018

Rolle (2018) – Transparadigmatic Output-Output Correspondence: A Case Study from Ese Ejja

Transparadigmatic Output-Output Correspondence: A Case Study from Ese Ejja Nicholas Rolle direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003819 January 2018 One prominent theory capturing unexpected phonological similarity across morphologically-related forms is Output-Output Correspondence (OO-Corr – Benua 1997; Burzio 1998; a.o.). Classic OO-Corr involves correspondence

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Desouvrey (2018) – The Syntax of Italian Clitics

The Syntax of Italian Clitics Louis-H Desouvrey direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003816 January 2018 In this paper, a syntactic account of Italian clitics is presented. It is suggested that clitics in Italian are different from other major Romance languages because of their

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Leivada (2018) – What’s in (a) Label? Neural Origins and Behavioral Manifestations of Identity Avoidance in Language and Cognition

What’s in (a) Label? Neural Origins and Behavioral Manifestations of Identity Avoidance in Language and Cognition Evelina Leivada direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003798 January 2018 The present work defends the idea that grammatical categories are not intrinsic to mergeable items, taking as

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Cheshire (2018) – Linguistic Missing Links.

Linguistic Missing Links. Gerard Cheshire direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003737 January 2018 Linguistic missing links: This paper explains the writing system for Manuscript MS408 (Voynich), which is written in proto-Romance language and uses proto-Italic alphabet, making it a unique document in both

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Van Oostendorp (2017) – Germanic syllable structure

Germanic syllable structure Marc Van Oostendorp direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003779 December 2017 This chapter gives a descriptive overview of syllable structure phenomena in modern Germanic languages, mostly in their standardized form – Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, English, Faroese, Frisian, German, Icelandic, Norwegian,

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Van Oostendorp (2017) – Language contact and constructed languages

Language contact and constructed languages Marc Van Oostendorp direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003776 December 2017 This chapter gives an overview of language contact phenomena in so-called constructed or artificial languages, and explains how the study of such languages can be used to

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Korsah & Murphy (2017) – Tonal reflexes of movement in Asante Twi

Tonal reflexes of movement in Asante Twi Sampson Korsah, Andrew Murphy direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/003765 December 2017 We argue that Asante Twi has a process of tonal overwriting on verbs that are crossed by an A’-dependency. It is shown that this

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Proceedings of AMP 2017 published

The Proceedings of the 2017 Annual Meeting on Phonology, held at New York University, have now been published (https://journals.linguisticsociety.org/proceedings/index.php/amphonology/issue/view/160). The table of contents with links to the papers is reproduced below. Editors’ note Editors’ Note Gillian Gallagher, Maria Gouskova, and

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Anttila and Magri (2017): Does MaxEnt Overgenerate? Implicational Universals in Maximum Entropy Grammar

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1726_anttila_1.pdf ROA: 1337 Title: Does MaxEnt Overgenerate? Implicational Universals in Maximum Entropy Grammar Authors: Arto Anttila, Giorgio Magri Comment: to appear in: ‘AMP 2017: Proceedings of the 2017 Annual Meeting on Phonology’; eds. Gallagher, Gillian, Gouskova, Maria, and Sora

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