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Making choices in Russian: pros and cons of statistical methods for rival forms
Sometimes languages present speakers with choices among rival forms, such as the Russian forms ostrič’ vs. obstrič’ ‘cut hair’ and proniknuv vs. pronikši ‘having penetrated’. The choice of a givenExpand
Russian “Purely Aspectual” Prefixes: Not So “Empty” after All?
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A new methodology, called “radial category profiling”, is presented, in which the semantic network of a prefix is established on the basis of its “non-empty” uses and then compared, node by node, with the semanticnetwork of base verbs that use the same prefix as an “empty’ perfectivizing morpheme. Expand
Russian morphophonemics in a nutshell: The verb vstat’ ‘stand up’
This paper argues against a number of accounts found in dictionaries of Russian word-formation and shows that the verb vstat' ‘stand up' (1) even synchronically is derived from stat' ‘become' and (2)Expand
Replication data for: "Five statistical models for Likert-type experimental data on acceptability judgments"
We provide supplementary materials for a paper that contributes to the ongoing debate over Likert scale experiments, in particular the issues of how to treat acceptability judgment data (as ordinalExpand
Who needs particles? A challenge to the classification of particles as a part of speech in Russian
TLDR
This work proposes a reclassification of Russian particles that implements Zwicky’s directive and provides a detailed account of various sub-uses that correspond to different parts of speech, their relationships, and relative distribution. Expand
Two ways to get out: Radial Category Profiling and the Russian prefixes vy- and iz-
Abstract We undertake a detailed analysis of the two closely related Russian aspectual prefixes vy- and iz. The meanings of these prefixes are analyzed in terms of networks of related subcategories,Expand
Non-Standard Allomorphy in Russian Prefixes: Corpus, Experimental, and Statistical Exploration
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How ‘here’ and ‘now’ in Russian and English establish joint attention in TV news broadcasts
This article presents a thorough investigation of the five Russian deictic words that correspond to the English meanings ‘here’ and ‘now’: zdes’, tut, sejčas, teper’ and vot. We analyze data from theExpand
THE RUSSIAN CONSTRUCTICON: A NEW LINGUISTIC RESOURCE, ITS DESIGN AND KEY CHARACTERISTICS
We present a new open-access electronic resource named the Russian Constructicon that offers a searchable database of Russian constructions accompanied by descriptions of their properties andExpand
How to build a constructicon in five years
We provide a practical step-by-step methodology of how to build a full-scale constructicon resource for a natural language, sharing our experience from the nearly completed project of the RussianExpand
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