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Word Stress

Brett Hyde

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Word StressIntroductionIn most, if not all, languages, each word has a syllable that is more prominent in some way than the others. The most prominent...

Writing Systems

Amalia E. Gnanadesikan, Richard Sproat

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Writing SystemsIntroductionThe study of writing systems, or grammatology, is concerned with the means by which languages are represented by graphic sy...


Alexander Beider

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

YiddishIntroductionAccording to its main system-level characteristics, Yiddish belongs to the High German branch of West Germanic languages. During it...

Zapotecan Languages

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...

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