Month: April 2019

Rolle, Lionnet & Faytak (2019) – Areal patterns in the vowel systems of the Macro-Sudan Belt

Areal patterns in the vowel systems of the Macro-Sudan Belt Nicholas Rolle, Florian Lionnet, Matthew Faytak direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004515 March 2019 This paper investigates the areal distribution of vowel systems in the Macro-Sudan Belt, an area of Western and Central

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Breiss & Hayes (2019) – Phonological markedness effects in sentence formation

Phonological markedness effects in sentence formation Canaan Breiss, Bruce P. Hayes direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004487 January 2019 Earlier research has found that phonological markedness constraints (for example, against stress clash or sibilant sequences) statistically influence speakers’ choices between particular syntactic constructions

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