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Positional Neutralization: A Case Study from Child Language
A new longitudinal diary study of a child (E) learning American English reveals two patterns of segmental neutralization: velar fronting, in which /k/ and /g/ are realized as [t] and [d], and lateralExpand
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Interaction in Spanish–English bilinguals’ acquisition of syllable structure
Aims and objectives/purpose/research questions: This study investigated whether language-specific syllable type frequency and complexity exerted cross-language influence on Spanish–English bilingualExpand
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Modeling OCP-Place in Amharic with the Maximum Entropy phonotactic learner
1 Introduction One essential part of a native speaker's knowledge is the characterization of what logically possible sound sequences constitute legitimate possible words in the speaker's language, orExpand
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Analogy in Grammar : Form and Acquisition Department of Linguistics
There is a fundamental problem confronting native speakers of highly inflected languages with numerous declension classes for nouns or conjugation classes for verbs, namely, paradigm completion.Expand
Constructions and Mixed Categories: Determining the semantic interpretation of person/number marking1
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This paper focuses on two aspects of prenominal non-subject relative constructions (hereafter NSR) typified by W. Armenian and Dagur in (1) and (2), comparing them with simple possessive constructions. Expand
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Derivational Paradigm in Word Formation Main
The morphological paradigm as a theoretical construct has a central role in explaining inflectional word formation, particularly in Word & Paradigm approaches to morphology. In contrast, researchExpand
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