Gisela Zifonun

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Russian noun inflection exhibits many instances of syncretism (understood here in a broad sense, as homonymy of inflection markers). There are two basic types. First, there is intra-paradigmatic syncretism, i.e., homonymy of inflection markers for two (or more) cases within an inflection class. Second, there is trans-paradigmatic syncretism, i.e., homonymy(More)
Inflection class features that assign noun stems to declensional classes are peculiar objects. On the one hand, nominal inflection class features seem to be indispensable in analyses of noun inflection systems in various IndoEuropean languages (like Spanish, Greek, and Russian). On the other hand, nominal inflection class features differ from other,(More)
In this paper the methodological basis of the 'computational linguistics approach' for representing the meaning of natural language sentences is investigated. Its adherance to principles of formal linguistics and formal philosophy of language like the 'separation of levels of syntactic and semantic analysis', and the "Fregean" principle may be contrasted(More)
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