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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

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Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule


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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

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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.


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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

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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


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Title: Sino-Tibetan Numeral Systems: Prefixes, Protoforms and Problems
Written By: JamesA.Matisoff
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This monograph treats the phonological shapes, historical origins and semantic organisation of the numeral systems of dozens of Sino-Tibetan languages, and presents many newly reconstructed roots. Special attention is paid to the use of prefixes, the interinfluence of adjacent numerals, and language contact phenomena.

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: Pacific Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Phonology
Language Family(ies): Sino-Tibetan
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0858834642
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Pages: 136pp
Prices: A$36.30