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
Say It in Samoan
Pacific Linguistics number, D-88
This book is a language textbook for people who want to learn to communicate in Samoan. It is suitable for self-instruction and is also a useful handbook for teaching Samoan. Each lesson contains dialogues and phrases for various kinds of important everyday situations, with grammatical explanations and exercises. The book concludes with a key to exercises and Samoan-English and English-Samoan glossaries.