Implicit Standardization in a Minority Language Community: Real-Time Syntactic Change among Hasidic Yiddish Writers

  title={Implicit Standardization in a Minority Language Community: Real-Time Syntactic Change among Hasidic Yiddish Writers},
  author={Isaac L. Bleaman},
  journal={Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence},
  • Isaac L. Bleaman
  • Published 2020
  • Medicine, Sociology, Computer Science
  • Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence
The recent turn to “big data” from social media corpora has enabled sociolinguists to investigate patterns of language variation and change at unprecedented scales. However, research in this paradigm has been slow to address variable phenomena in minority languages, where data scarcity and the absence of computational tools (e.g., taggers, parsers) often present significant barriers to entry. This article analyzes socio-syntactic variation in one minority language variety, Hasidic Yiddish… Expand
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