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Continental European Perspective View  

Jef Verschueren

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Jan 2017
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Aug 2014
This chapter questions the accuracy of the contrast between an Anglo-American component view and a Continental European perspective view of pragmatics. The latter is described as a ... More

The Luwian Language  

Ilya Yakubovich

Online publication date:
Nov 2015
The Luwian language belongs to the Luwic subgroup of the Indo-European Anatolian languages and is a close relative of Hittite. It was used for writing in the Empire of Hattusa and the ... More

Neurolinguistics: A Brief Historical Perspective  

Sheila Blumstein

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May 2019
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Mar 2019
The history of research in neurolinguistics has provided an evolving picture of the neural basis of language. This chapter provides a brief review of its historical roots, its theoretical ... More

Word Length  

Peter Grzybek

Print publication date:
Jun 2015
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Dec 2014
This chapter concentrates on word length, emphasizing relevant quantitative and synergetic approaches. Alternative units for measuring word length are discussed with regard to their ... More