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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...

Anthropology, Linguistic

Paul Garrett

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Linguistic Anthropology ...

Word Formation in Japanese

Taro Kageyama

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Word Formation in Japanese Introduction The term “word formation” is used here as a broad term covering a wide array of word formation process...

Agreement

Omer Preminger

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Agreement Introduction Agreement is a phenomenon in natural language in which the form of one word or morpheme covaries with the form of anoth...

Languages, Zapotecan

Rosemary G. Beam de Azcona

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Zapotecan Languages Introduction Known for their numerous suprasegmental contrasts and VSO argument order, Zapotecan languages are indigenous t...

Languages, Salish

Donna B. Gerdts

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Salish Languages Introduction The Salish language family consists of twenty-three languages spoken in southwestern Canada and the northwestern...

Evidentials

Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Evidentials Introduction Evidentiality is a grammatical category with source of information as its primary meaning—whether the speaker saw the ...

Linguistics, Algonquian

Conor McDonough Quinn

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Algonquian Linguistics Introduction The traditional and post-European contact range of the Algonquian languages covers an enormous area: roughl...

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...

Copula

Barbara Citko

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Copula Introduction Copulas and copular clauses are interesting for a variety of reasons: morphological, syntactic, semantic, historical, prag...

Auxiliaries

Bronwyn M. Bjorkman

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Auxiliaries Introduction It is impossible to provide a definition of “auxiliary” that is consistent with all of its uses in the literature, bu...

Languages of Africa

Tucker Childs

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Languages of Africa Introduction The study of African languages has a history dating back to the 17th century when Europeans first began explo...

Dialectology

Kirk Hazen

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Dialectology Introduction Dialectology is not a coherent field with a single set of methodologies. Instead, it has developed since the 1960s t...

Linguistics, Austronesian

Alexander Adelaar

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Austronesian Linguistics Introduction Austronesian linguistics is the linguistic study of languages belonging to the Austronesian language fami...

Jones, Daniel

Beverley S. Collins, Paul Carley, Inger M. Mees

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Daniel Jones Introduction Daniel Jones, the preeminent British phonetician of the 20th century, was born in London on 12 September 1881. He wa...

Dialogue

Raquel Fernández

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Dialogue Introduction Research on dialogue is concerned with the study of how communication takes place through language in conversation. This...

Languages, Uto-Aztecan

Jason D. Haugen

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Uto-Aztecan Languages Introduction The Uto-Aztecan languages make up one of the largest and most widespread language families of the Western H...

Gestures

Adam Kendon

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Gestures Introduction This article, after listing recent general works and surveys, is organized first to reflect the historical development of...

IPA

John H. Esling

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

IPA Introduction The acronym IPA can refer either to the International Phonetic Association or to the International Phonetic Alphabet. The Inte...

Languages, Papuan

Harald Hammarström

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Papuan Languages Introduction The term “Papuan languages” is used to denote the indigenous languages of the New Guinea region that do not belo...

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