Domain‐general processes as the basis for grammar

  title={Domain‐general processes as the basis for grammar},
  author={Joan L. Bybee},
Integrating Cognitive Linguistics and language evolution research
It is argued that the evolution of language and cognition can gain important insights by integrating evolutionary linguistics and the framework of Cognitive Linguistics, as well as construction grammar and usage-based approaches.
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This paper presents a specific take on the relationship between the global and the local in language. In particular, it draws a distinction between the cognitive and the communal plane of language
Chinese Motion-Directional Construction: A Conceptual and Cognitive Analysis
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Mixed Verbs in Contact Spanish: Patterns of Use among Emergent and Dynamic Bi/Multilinguals
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