Month: February 2019

Chand and Kar (2019): Sonority and Reduplication in Hadoti

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1781_gulab_chand__1.pdf ROA: 1354 Title: Sonority and Reduplication in Hadoti Authors: Gulab Chand , Somdev Kar Comment: Length: 37pp Abstract: The prosodic features like sonority motivate the pattern of reduplication in Hadoti. This regional variety of the Rajasthani language is

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Breiss and Hayes (2009): Phonological markedness effects in sentence formation

Direct link: http://roa.rutgers.edu/content/article/files/1785_breiss_1.pdf ROA: 1356 Title: Phonological markedness effects in sentence formation Authors: Canaan Breiss, Bruce Hayes Comment: ms., Department of Linguistics, UCLA Length: 36 pp. Abstract: Earlier research has found that phonological markedness constraints (for example, against stress clash or

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Call for papers: HISPhonCog 2019 (Seoul)

2nd Call for Papers for HISPhonCog 2019 (Seoul)  (***New abstract deadline: March 31, 2019***). Hanyang International Symposium on Phonetics and Cognitive Sciences of Language 2019 Dates: 24-25 May 2019 (Workshop on May 23) Venue: Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea URL: http://site.hanyang.ac.kr/web/hisphoncog/call-for-papers/2019 HIPCS (Hanyang

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Stepanov & Moussaoui (2019) – When a wh-word refuses to stay in-situ

When a wh-word refuses to stay in-situ Arthur Stepanov, Ali Al Moussaoui direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004472 February 2019 This squib demonstrates that the syntactic behavior of prosodically weak wh-elements or ‘wh-clitics’ conforms quite well to theories of syntax-phonology mapping such as

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Mayer & Daland (2019) – A method for projecting features from observed sets of phonological classes

A method for projecting features from observed sets of phonological classes Connor Mayer, Robert Daland direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004466 February 2019 Given a set of phonological features, we can enumerate a set of phonological classes. Here we consider the inverse of

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Mayer (2018) – An algorithm for learning phonological classes from distributional similarity

An algorithm for learning phonological classes from distributional similarity Connor Mayer direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004465 September 2018 An outstanding question in phonology is to what degree the learner uses distributional information rather than substantive properties of speech sounds when learning phonological

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Hara (2019) – Daroo ka”: The interplay of deictic modality, sentence type, prosody and tier of meaning

Daroo ka”: The interplay of deictic modality, sentence type, prosody and tier of meaning Yurie Hara direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004457 February 2019 This study examines the interaction of the Japanese modal auxiliary /daroo/ with different sentence types and intonation. A detailed

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Francis (2019) – International research on bilingualism: Cross-language and cross-cultural perspectives

International research on bilingualism: Cross-language and cross-cultural perspectives Norbert Francis direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004452 January 2019 Linguistics and the science of Anthropology have much in common. In fact, to a large extent the two fields overlap. Field workers utilize research models

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Desouvrey (2019) – The Syntax of Romanian Clitics

The Syntax of Romanian Clitics Louis-H Desouvrey direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004447 February 2019 This paper presents a syntactic account of Romanian clitic doubling and clitic clusters. It is shown that depending on feature specification of the argument, the direct object marker

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Mendivil-Giro (2018) – Nature and Culture in Language = Syntax and Lexicon in Languages: Trying to reconcile an old controversy in the theory of language

Nature and Culture in Language = Syntax and Lexicon in Languages: Trying to reconcile an old controversy in the theory of language Jose-Luis Mendivil-Giro direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004433 December 2018 This contribution identifies a clue that might lead us towards a

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