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Alan Libert

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

InterjectionsIntroductionInterjections are one of the traditional parts of speech (along with nouns, verbs, etc.), although some linguists have consid...


Carlos Gussenhoven, Yiya Chen, Sónia Frota, Pilar Prieto

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Intonation ...


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...

Iroquoian Languages

Karin Michelson

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Iroquoian LanguagesIntroductionThe Iroquoian languages include Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, Tuscarora (the languages spoken by the People...


Barbara Citko

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

IslandsIntroductionIn general terms, the term island refers to a configuration that blocks syntactic dependencies (e.g., movement) across it. Islands ...

Jakobson, Roman

Margaret Thomas

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

Roman JakobsonIntroductionRoman Osipovich Jakobson (1896–1982) famously characterized himself as a “Russian philologist. Period.” He arranged for his ...

Japanese Word Accent

Haruo Kubozono

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Japanese Word AccentIntroductionWord accent is one of the most popular research topics in Japanese phonology and has contributed to the theory of acce...

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...

Juncture and Boundary

Tobias Scheer

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Juncture and BoundaryIntroductionThis article is about the question of how morpho-syntactic information impacts phonology. Its broad subject matter is...

Kiowa-Tanoan Languages

Daniel Harbour

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Kiowa-Tanoan Languages Introduction The Kiowa-Tanoan family consists of Kiowa and the Tanoan languages Tewa, Tiwa, and Towa (Jemez), many of wh...

Kra-Dai Languages

Peter Jenks, Pittayawat Pittayaporn

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Kra-Dai Languages Introduction Kra-Dai (also called Tai-Kadai and Kam-Tai) is a family of approximately 100 languages spoken in Southeast Asia...

Labov, William

Matthew J. Gordon

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

William Labov Introduction William Labov (b. 1927) has been a prominent voice in American linguistics since the early 1960s. He pioneered an a...

Language Acquisition

Eve V. Clark

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Language AcquisitionIntroductionFirst language acquisition—the study of how children acquire their first language(s)—is the branch of psycholinguistic...

Language and Law

Tammy Gales, Lena Naumova

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Language and LawIntroductionLanguage and law, sometimes referred to as forensic linguistics, has been defined in a variety of ways, some of which focu...

Language Contact

Patience L. Epps

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Language ContactIntroductionThe study of language contact addresses the dynamics and outcomes of multilingual interaction. Accordingly, it intersects ...

Language Documentation

Peter Austin

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Language Documentation Introduction Language documentation, also known as documentary linguistics, is the subfield of linguistics that deals w...

Language Geography

Hannah J. Haynie

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Language GeographyIntroductionUnlike a unified, interdisciplinary field, language geography has largely been a decentralized area of study, carried ou...

Language Ideologies and Language Attitudes

Paul V. Kroskrity

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Language Ideologies and Language AttitudesIntroductionAs conceptual tools, language ideologies and language attitudes were created by researchers in t...

Language in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Letitia R. Naigles

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Language in Autism Spectrum DisordersIntroductionAutism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a genetically linked, neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by ...

Language Revitalization

Andrea Wilhelm

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Language Revitalization Introduction Language revitalization is a fairly recent subfield of linguistics that is concerned with halting and rev...

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