The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
Despite the frequency with which dictionaries are unquestioningly consulted, many have little idea what actually goes into producing them or how meanings are definitively ascertained. This up-to-date reference work provides straightforward and forward-looking listings of lexicographical terms.