Author: Gaja Jarosz

Kodner (2019) – Modeling Language Change in the St. Louis Corridor

Modeling Language Change in the St. Louis Corridor Jordan Kodner direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004819 October 2019 The St. Louis Corridor extending from Chicago, Illinois to St. Louis, Missouri has been described as a “breach” through the Midlands dialect region because of

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Gouskova & Stanton (2019) – Learning Complex Segments

Learning Complex Segments Maria Gouskova, Juliet Stanton direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004815 July 2019 Languages differ in the status of sequences such as [mb, kp, ts]: they can pattern as complex segments or as clusters of simple consonants. We ask what evidence

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Galbraith (2019) – Meter, prosody and performance: evidence from the Faroese ballads

Meter, prosody and performance: evidence from the Faroese ballads Daniel Galbraith direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004802 March 2019 In this paper, I argue that the folk ballad tradition of the Faroe Islands, to date never examined in detail by metrists, offers substantial

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Gjersøe (2019) – Tonal Interactions in Nuer Nominal Inflection

Tonal Interactions in Nuer Nominal Inflection Siri Gjersøe direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004801 September 2019 This dissertation is on the tonal system of nouns in Nuer, a Western Nilotic language. Tone in Nuer is an understudied topic and has mostly been ignored

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Cheshire (2019) – Plant Series, No. 1. Manuscript MS408.

Plant Series, No. 1. Manuscript MS408. Gerard Cheshire direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004797 September 2019 The plants individually described in Manuscript MS408 have all been identified as species from the environs of the Mediterranean Basin, in accordance with the location of origin

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Silva, Nevins & White (2019) – Domains and Prominence in Nasal Harmonization of Maxakalí Loanwords

Domains and Prominence in Nasal Harmonization of Maxakalí Loanwords Mário Coelho da Silva, Andrew Ira Nevins, James White direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004795 September 2019 We examine the patterns of loanword adaptation in Maxakalí, a Macro-Jê language of Brazil, in importing loans

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Mukherjee (2019) – A Note on the Exclusivity of Human Language

A Note on the Exclusivity of Human Language Sibansu Mukherjee direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004794 September 2019 Human language is exclusive among all primary vocal communicating tools used in the kingdom animalia. However, there are debates on what makes human language exclusive.

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Forbes (2019) – Tsimshianic

Tsimshianic Clarissa Forbes direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004784 June 2019 [This is a language sketch of the Tsimshianic family oriented toward non-specialists, with reference to topics in phonetics, phonology, syntax, and semantics.] Languages of the Tsimshianic family, spoken in the Skeena River

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Nevins & Costa (2019) – Prominence Augmentation via Nasalization in Brazilian Portuguese

Prominence Augmentation via Nasalization in Brazilian Portuguese Andrew Ira Nevins, Paula Pinheiro Costa direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004769 August 2019 This article aims to demonstrate that dialectal and idiolectal variants of Brazilian Portuguese that exhibit rhotic metathesis (e.g. vidro > vrido ‘glass’),

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Breiss (2019) – Cumulativity by default in phonotactic learning

Cumulativity by default in phonotactic learning Canaan Breiss direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004747 August 2019 An ongoing debate in phonology concerns whether the grammar is better characterized by frameworks which use strictly-ranked constraints (such as Optimality Theory, “OT”) or weighted constraints (Harmonic

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