LINGUIST List 16.81

Thu Jan 13 2005

Qs: Loan Words in Slovak; OT Approaches to L2 Syntax

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        1.    Lucia Lenkova, Loan Words in Slovak
        2.    Gavin Austin, OT Approaches to Second Language Syntax

Message 1: Loan Words in Slovak

Date: 11-Jan-2005
From: Lucia Lenkova <>
Subject: Loan Words in Slovak

Dear Linguists,
 I am a final-year-student at University of Hertfordshire in England and am
 working on my dissertation. The title at the moment is: Loan words in
 Slovak and their affect on the inflection system.
 I was wondering whether anyone knew where I could find a ''list'' of Slovak
 loan words and any information how they might influence Slovak inflection
 system. If anyone knows anything at all regarding loan words that enter
 Slovak language, please, please help.
 With thanks,
 Lucia Lenkova 
 Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
 Subject Language(s): Slovak (SLO)

Message 2: OT Approaches to Second Language Syntax

Date: 11-Jan-2005
From: Gavin Austin <>
Subject: OT Approaches to Second Language Syntax


I'm interested in obtaining copies of theses dealing with OT approaches to
second language syntax. I already have - or have ordered - copies of the
following theses:

LaFond, L. (2001)
Park, H. (2000)
Fedorikhina, T. (2001)

If any of you know of any other theses in this area, I'd be most grateful
for some details.


Gavin Austin
U of New England (Australia) 

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition
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