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Title: Morphological Typology
Subtitle: From Word to Paradigm
Written By: GregoryT.Stump
RaphaelA.Finkel
URL: http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/languages-linguistics/morphology/morphological-typology-word-paradigm
Series Title: Cambridge Studies in Linguistics
Description:

In this radically new approach to morphological typology, the authors set out new and explicit methods for the typological classification of languages. Drawing on evidence from a diverse range of languages including Chinantec, Dakota, French, Fur, Icelandic, Ngiti and Sanskrit, the authors propose innovative ways of measuring inflectional complexity. Designed to engage graduate students and academic researchers, the book presents opportunities for further investigation. The authors' data sets and the computational tool that they constructed for their analysis are available online, allowing readers to employ them in their own research. Readers can access the online computational tool through www.cambridge.org/stump_finkel.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Morphology
Typology
Subject Language(s): Dakota
French
Fur
Icelandic
Ngiti
Sanskrit
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781107029248
Pages: 425
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