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Acquisition of Comparatives and Degree Constructions  

Kristen Syrett

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Jul 2016
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Nov 2016
This chapter looks at the acquisition of comparatives from formal, theoretical, and cross-linguistic perspectives. It begins by reviewing children’s aberrations from adults in the form of ... More

Amphichronic Explanation and the Life Cycle of Phonological Processes  

Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero

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Nov 2015
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Dec 2013
In amphichronic phonology, synchronic and diachronic explanation feed each other. The architecture of grammar predicts the possible modes of implementation of phonological change ... More

Analyzing the ONZE data as evidence for sound change  

Jennifer Hay

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Nov 2012
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Nov 2012
Launched in 1989, when Elizabeth Gordon became aware of the existence of a set of recordings of early New Zealand English, the Origins of New Zealand English Project (ONZE) provides a ... More

The anatomical and physiological basis of human speech production: adaptations and exaptations  

Ann MacLarnon

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Nov 2011
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Sep 2012
This article provides details on human speech production involving a range of physical features, which may have evolved as specific adaptations for this purpose. All mammalian ... More

ANVIL: The Video Annotation Research Tool  

Michael Kipp

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May 2014
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Jan 2014
Empirical research often involves three activities: the systematic annotation of audiovisual media (coding), the management of the resulting data in a corpus, and various forms of ... More

Arabic Intonation  

Dina El Zarka

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Feb 2017
This overview of intonation in Arabic compares the intonational systems of selected Arabic dialects from Morocco in the West to Kuwait in the East. The formal comparison will mainly be ... More

Argument Structure  

Joshua Viau and Ann Bunger

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Jul 2016
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Nov 2016
Children acquiring any language must develop an understanding both of how event components are encoded in verb meanings and of the argument structure of those verbs, that is, how the ... More

Articulatory Analysis and Acoustic Modeling: Articulatory To Acoustic ModelingUltrasound As a Tool For Speech ResearchMethodologies Used to Investigate Laryngeal Function and Aerodynamic Properties of SpeechOn The Acoustics and Aerodynamics of Fricatives  

Khalil Iskarous, Lisa Davidson, Helen M. Hanson, and Christine H. Shadle

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Dec 2011
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Sep 2012
This article describes theory and research methods employed for articulatory, acoustic, and aerodynamic analysis of speech. One of the theories, dispersion-focalization theory (DFT), ... More

Articulatory Processing and Frequency of Use in Sound Change  

Joan L. Bybee

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Nov 2015
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Apr 2015
This chapter discusses the role of articulatory processing in sound change, emphasizing the tendency towards reduction and overlap of articulatory gestures, as well as explanations ... More

Austronesian  

Robert Blust

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Sep 2014
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Mar 2015
Austronesian is the second largest language family on earth in number of languages, and had the widest geographical extent of any language family prior to the modern era. For these reasons ... More

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