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Oceanic Languages

Malcolm Ross

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Oceanic Languages Introduction Oceanic languages are spoken across the Pacific Ocean, stretching from the Caroline Islands and the north coast...

Penutian Languages

Anthony Grant

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Penutian Languages Introduction The Penutian language family (or Penutian hypothesis) is the largest genealogical linguistic grouping in weste...

Philosophy of Language

Bernhard Nickel

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Philosophy of Language Introduction Language is a central component of human existence. This platitude gives rise to at least two motivations t...

Phonetics

Michael Ashby

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Phonetics Introduction Phonetics may be defined as the science of speech. It is concerned with all aspects of the production, transmission, an...

Phonetics, Acoustic

Allard Jongman

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Acoustic Phonetics Introduction Acoustic phonetics is the study of the acoustic characteristics of speech, including an analysis and descripti...

Phonetics, Articulatory

Marie K. Huffman

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Articulatory Phonetics Introduction Articulatory phonetics is concerned with the physical apparatus used to produce speech sounds and the physi...

Phonology

Paul de Lacy

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Phonology Introduction The term “phonology” has several meanings. It is often used to refer to generalizations about sounds and sound combinati...

Pidgins

Mikael Parkvall, Peter Bakker

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Pidgins Introduction Pidgins are languages which have come about in situations where people needed to communicate but where no common language...

Polarity

Anastasia Giannakidou

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Polarity Introduction Polarity phenomena in natural language are pervasive and diverse. Polarity items (PIs) are expressions of various syntact...

Psycholinguistics

Eva M. Fernández

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Psycholinguistics Introduction Psycholinguistics is the study of the mental processes and representations that support language acquisition an...

Reduplication

Suzanne Urbanczyk

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Reduplication Introduction Reduplication is a word-formation process in which meaning is expressed by repeating all or part of a word. The stud...

Reflexives and Reflexivity

Dana Cohen, Anne Zribi-Hertz

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Reflexives and Reflexivity Introduction The term reflexive is applied by traditional grammarians to an event or situation that “reflects” (“re...

Semantic Roles

Beth Levin

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Semantic Roles Introduction The meaning of a predicate, especially a verb, may be characterized via the relations that its arguments bear to i...

Sociolinguistics

Christine Mallinson

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Sociolinguistics Introduction Sociolinguistics is the study of the effects of language use within and upon societies, and the reciprocal effect...

Sound Change

Joseph Salmons

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Sound Change Introduction Sound change is the usual name given to a subfield dedicated to how speech sounds become different over time, and it...

South American Indian Languages

Willem F. H. Adelaar

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

South American Indian Languages Introduction With more than a hundred linguistic lineages and a considerable amount of typological variation, ...

Specific Language Impairment

Cornelia Hamann

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Specific Language Impairment Introduction Children with specific language impairment (SLI) have a developmental disorder characterized by belo...

Speech Perception

Patrice Speeter Beddor

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Speech Perception Introduction Speech perception as an experimental discipline has a roughly sixty-year history. In a very broad sense, much o...

Suppletion

Ljuba Veselinova

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Suppletion Introduction The term suppletion is typically used to refer to the phenomenon whereby regular semantic and/or grammatical relations...

Syllables

Adam I. Cooper, Draga Zec

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Syllables Introduction The syllable is a grouping of segments that typically includes a vowel preceded, and possibly followed, by consonants. ...