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A Grand Challenge for Linguistics: Scaling Up and Integrating Models
The preeminent grand challenge facing the field of linguistics is the integration of theories and analyses from different levels of linguistic structure and aspects of language use to develop comprehensive models of language. ...
Affix-placement variation in Turkish
A Sketch of Atsugewi Phonology
The purpose of this paper is to give a sketch of Atsugewi phonology, with particular attention to phonological processes found in the verb. Atsugewi is a (probably) extinct language of the Hokan stock once spoken in far ...
An information structure template in Bantoid
presented at the Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, Chicago, 6 January 2008
Why is Saramaccan Different?
Saramaccan is an Atlantic creole spoken mostly in Suriname by about 26,000 people (according to the Ethnologue).
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.