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The central question which I will be trying to answer here is where principles governing the linear organization of linguistic constituents “belong” in a standard componential model of grammar.
The MILE Corpus for Less Commonly Taught Languages
(Association for Computational Linguistics, 2006)
This paper describes a small, structured English corpus that is designed for translation into Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTLs), and a set of re-usable tools for creation of similar corpora. The corpus systematically ...
A (micro-)accretion zone in a remnant zone? Lower Fungom in areal-historical perspective
(John Benjamins, 2013)
It will be argued here that the notion of an accretion zone is valuable for understanding the linguistic situation of Lower Fungom, and the ways in which the region diverges from exemplary cases of accretion zones make ...
Morphosyntax of Two Turkish Subject Pronominal Paradigms
(John Benjamins, 2005)
Turkish exhibits two different sets of subject ‘agreement markers’ which show different morphosyntactic behavior from each other. It is argued here that one set of these markers are morphological suffixes while the other ...
Valuing technology: Finding the linguist’s place in a new technological universe
(John Benjamins, 2011)
The focus of this paper is on the relationship between technology and language documentation and description. It is largely inspired by Bird and Simons (2003), or more specifically, section 4 of that paper (Bird and ...
The ecology of documentary and descriptive linguistics
This paper will propose a model of the “ecology” of documentary and descriptive linguistic research. I use the term ecology, here, as a designation for the set of individuals, resources, tools, and actions that are ...
The Vowel Systems of California Hokan
While reconstructions of Proto-Hokan forms exist, it has not yet been possible to provide a detailed analysis of the sound changes required to relate reconstructed forms to attested forms. As a result, even though the ...