Paradigmatic Uniformity and Markedness

  title={Paradigmatic Uniformity and Markedness},
  author={Andrew Garrett},

Author index

The PDF file provided contains web links to all articles in this volume of "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden Dragons of Brazil".

Chapter 1 Language change for the worse

Human languages are in a constant state of change. While this observation itself is uncontroversial, the same is not true for many of the questions raised by it. This includes, for example, the

The development of the Imperfect in Ancient Greek from simple past to imperfective as a blocking phenomenon

This article seeks to combine the viewpoints of formal semantics and pragmatics, typology, historical linguistics, and philology, in order to give a diachronic overview of the semantic and

r-Epenthesis and the bigrade alternation

For Japanese verbal suffixes sensitive to the C/V polarity of the stem-final segment, C-stem alternants are underlying, and regular V-stem alternants result from intervocalic epenthesis of r at stem

List of Languages


  • World Lexicon of Grammaticalization
  • 2019

Inflectional Suppletion and Heteroclite Inflection from a Diachronic Perspective

  • E. Hill
  • Linguistics
    Transactions of the Philological Society
  • 2019