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Acceptability Judgments

Jon Sprouse

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Acceptability Judgments ...

Acoustic Phoneitcs

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...

Acquisition, Second Language, and Bilingualism, Psycholinguistic Perspectives on

Eleonora Rossi, Judith Kroll

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Psycholinguistic Perspectives on Second Language Acquisition and BilingualismIntroductionHow do the mind and brain accommodate the presence of more th...

Adpositions

Alan Libert

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

AdpositionsIntroductionAdposition is the name of a part of speech or word class. Although it may not be a familiar term to those outside of linguistic...

Affixation

Stela Manova

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Affixation Introduction Affixation is a morphological process whereby a bound morpheme, an affix, is attached to a morphological base. Diachro...

African Linguistics

Jouni Filip Maho

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

African Linguistics Introduction African languages appear in the written records already from Ancient Egyptian times, though then only a singl...

Afroasiatic Languages

Bonny Sands

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Afroasiatic LanguagesIntroductionAfroasiatic languages are found across North Africa and throughout much of East Africa and the Middle East. Afroasiat...

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...

Algonquian Linguistics

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...

Altaic Languages

George Starostin

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Altaic Languages Introduction The term “Altaic” is commonly applied by linguists to a number of language families, spread across Central Asia ...

Analogy in Language and Linguistics

Olga Fischer

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Analogy in Language and LinguisticsIntroductionAnalogy (from Ancient Greek αναλογια, “reasoning from one point to another”) is a cognitive process inv...

Anaphora

Eric Reuland, Martin Everaert, Anna Volkova

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Anaphora Introduction Anaphora can be generally defined as “subsequent reference to an entity already introduced in discourse” (Safir 2004a; se...

Animal Communication

Mark Krause

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Animal CommunicationIntroductionAnimal communication is a thriving area of study, with contributions from the fields of biology, ecology, animal behav...

Aphasia

Christos Salis, Jessica Obermeyer, Susan Edwards

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

AphasiaIntroductionAphasia is a language disorder acquired subsequent to brain damage that affects production and understanding of spoken and written ...

Applicatives

David A. Peterson

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

ApplicativesIntroductionApplicative constructions (henceforth, “applicatives”) allow languages to express what otherwise would be expressed as an obli...

Applied Linguistics, Critical

Alastair Pennycook

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2021-10-27

Critical Applied LinguisticsIntroductionCritical applied linguistics is a field of inquiry and practice that can be understood in several ways. It bri...

Arawak Languages

Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Arawak LanguagesIntroductionThe Arawak family is the largest in South America, with about forty extant languages. Arawak languages are spoken in lowla...

Argument Structure

Beth Levin

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Argument StructureIntroductionThe term “argument structure” is used to refer to the lexical representation of argument-taking lexical items—typically ...

Artificial Languages

Arika Okrent

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Artificial Languages Introduction Artificial languages are languages that have been consciously devised, usually by a single creator. They are...

Athabaskan Languages

Sharon Hargus

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Athabaskan Languages Introduction The Athabaskan family of languages is or was spoken in primarily three regions: (1) in the interior of Alaska...

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