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Caterina Mauri

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

ConjunctionsIntroductionConjunctions are linguistic elements that link two or more words, phrases, clauses, or sentences within a larger unit, in such...


Ping Li, Xiaowei Zhao

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2012-09-20

ConnectionismIntroductionConnectionism, also known as parallel distributed processing (PDP) or artificial neural networks, and most recently reenginee...

Consonant Epenthesis

Rebecca Morley

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Consonant EpenthesisIntroductionUse of the term epenthesis implies an input-output mapping relationship in which the output contains more segmental ma...

Contrastive Analysis in Linguistics

Christian Mair

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Contrastive Analysis in LinguisticsIntroductionIn its core sense, contrastive linguistics can be defined as the theoretically grounded, systematic and...

Conversation Analysis

Jack Sidnell

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Conversation Analysis Introduction Conversation analysis (CA) is an approach to the study of social interaction that emerged in the 1960s in t...

Conversation, Maxims of

Benjamin Spector

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Maxims of Conversation Introduction One of the central goals of contemporary linguistic pragmatics is to account for how competent language us...

Conversational Implicature

Darcy Sperlich

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Conversational Implicature Introduction The theory of conversational implicature originates from Gricean pragmatics, involving concepts of the...

Cooperative Principle

Laurence Horn

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Cooperative Principle Introduction The basis of Gricean pragmatics is the cooperative principle (CP): “Make your conversational contribution s...


Grant Goodall

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Coordination Introduction Coordination is a phenomenon in which two or more elements, known as “conjuncts,” are linked together, often with a ...


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...


Pieter Muysken, Margot van den Berg

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Creoles Introduction Languages in contact can result in the emergence of several new languages, ranging from pidgins and Creoles to intertwined...

Creoles, Grammatical Categories in

Marsha Forbes-Barnett

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Grammatical Categories in Creoles Introduction Grammatical categories may be split into two large groups. There are those that are verbal or s...

Critical Periods

David P. Birdsong

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Critical PeriodsIntroductionA critical period is a bounded maturational span during which experiential factors interact with biological mechanisms to ...

Cross-Language Speech Perception and Production

Lisa Davidson

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Cross-Language Speech Perception and ProductionIntroductionCross-language speech perception and production (CLSP) is the study of how speakers produce...

Default Semantics

Katarzyna Jaszczolt

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Default SemanticsIntroductionDefault Semantics (DS) is a theory of discourse that represents the main meaning intended by the speaker and recovered by...


Klaus von Heusinger

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Definiteness Introduction Definiteness is a semantic-pragmatic notion that is closely associated with the use of the definite article (or deter...

Dementia and Language

Joël Macoir

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2021-04-21

Dementia and LanguageIntroductionNeurodegenerative diseases progress over three distinct stages: (1) the preclinical stage, at which individuals can b...


Edward J. Vajda

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Dene-YeniseianIntroductionDene-Yeniseian is a historical-comparative linguistic hypothesis that claims a genealogical relationship between the North A...


Igor Mel’čuk

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Dependencies Introduction Linguistic dependency is a binary relation between lexemes (≈ words) in an utterance; it is antireflexive, antisymme...

Dependencies, Long Distance

Brooke Larson

Subject: Linguistics »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Long Distance DependenciesIntroductionWords bear relations and interact with other words in every sentence. These interactions can take the form of ov...

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