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Mckenzie & Punske (2019) – Language Development during Interstellar Travel

Language Development during Interstellar Travel Andrew Mckenzie, Jeffrey Punske direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004743 April 2019 This paper explores the consequences that language change might trigger in the languages of crew members during a long journey in space or interplanetary settlement. Languages

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Guzzo & Garcia (2019) – Phonological Variation and Prosodic Representation: Clitics in Portuguese-Veneto Contact

Phonological Variation and Prosodic Representation: Clitics in Portuguese-Veneto Contact Natália Brambatti Guzzo, Guilherme Duarte Garcia direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004726 August 2019 In a variety of Brazilian Portuguese in contact with Veneto, variable vowel reduction in clitic position can be partially accounted

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Shih, Ackerman, Hermalin, Inkelas, Jang, Johnson, Kavitskaya, Kawahara, Oh, Starr & Yu (2019) – Cross-linguistic and language-specific sound symbolism: Pokémonastics

Cross-linguistic and language-specific sound symbolism: Pokémonastics Stephanie Shih, Jordan Ackerman, Noah Hermalin, Sharon Inkelas, Hayeun Jang, Jessica Johnson, Darya Kavitskaya, Shigeto Kawahara, Miran Oh, Rebecca Starr, Alan Yu direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004725 August 2019 The cross-linguistic prevalence of sound symbolism raises

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Heinz & Rawski (2019) – History of Phonology: Learnability

History of Phonology: Learnability Jeffrey Nicholas Heinz, Jonathan Rawski direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004716 August 2019 Format: [ pdf ] Re ference: lingbuzz/004716 (please use that when you cite this article) Published in: B. Elan Dresher and Harr y van der Hulst

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Garcia (2019) – When lexical statistics and the grammar conflict: learning and repairing weight effects on stress

When lexical statistics and the grammar conflict: learning and repairing weight effects on stress Guilherme Duarte Garcia direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004712 August 2019 In weight-sensitive languages, stress is influenced by syllable weight. As a result, heavy syllables should attract, not repel,

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Cavirani & Van Oostendorp (2019) – Empty morphemes in Dutch dialect atlases: Reducing morphosyntactic variation by refining emptiness typology

Empty morphemes in Dutch dialect atlases: Reducing morphosyntactic variation by refining e mptiness typology Edoardo Cavirani, Marc Van Oostendorp direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004710 August 2019 In the literature on Dutch morphosyntactic microvariation, it is sometimes assumed that a subpart of Dutch

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Shih & Rudin (2019) – On sound symbolism in baseball player names

On sound symbolism in baseball player names Stephanie Shih, Deniz Rudin direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004689 July 2019 Recent work has argued that sound symbolism plays a much larger part in language than previously believed, given the assumption of the arbitrariness of

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Myers (2019) – Précis of The grammar of Chinese characters

Précis of The grammar of Chinese characters James Myers direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004682 July 2019 The title of Myers (2019) [The grammar of Chinese characters, Routledge] is meant literally: Chinese characters really do seem to have a mentally active and productive

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Fenger (2019) – Size matters: auxiliary formation in the morpho-syntax and morpho-phonology

Size matters: auxiliary formation in the morpho-syntax and morpho-phonology Paula Fenger direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004674 July 2019 This paper investigates the limits on word formation by looking at periphrastic (V+aux) and agglutinating (V+suffix) verb patterns. I propose that creating syntactic words

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Anttila, Borgeson & Magri (2019) – Equiprobable mappings in weighted constraint grammars

Equiprobable mappings in weighted constraint grammars Arto Anttila, Scott Borgeson, Giorgio Magri direct link: http://ling.auf.net/lingbuzz/004670 June 2019 We show that MaxEnt is so rich that it can distinguish between any two different mappings: there always exists a nonnegative weight vector

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