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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
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Russian morphophonemics in a nutshell: The verb vstat’ ‘stand up’
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This paper argues against a number of accounts found in dictionaries of Russian word-formation and shows that the verb vstat' is morphologically complex, but not fully analyzable due to a lack of formal transparency. Expand
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Russian “Purely Aspectual” Prefixes: Not So “Empty” after All?
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This article presents a new methodology, called “radial category profiling”, 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
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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
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Who needs particles? A challenge to the classification of particles as a part of speech in Russian
In 1985, Zwicky argued that ‘particle’ is a pretheoretical notion that should be eliminated from linguistic analysis. We propose a reclassification of Russian particles that implements Zwicky’sExpand
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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
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Taking Construction Grammar One Step Further: Families, Clusters, and Networks of Evaluative Constructions in Russian
We present a case study of grammatical constructions and how their function in a single language (Russian) can be captured through semantic and syntactic classification. Since 2016 an on-going jointExpand