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Title: Parametric variation in acquisition and diachronic change: A response to the commentaries
Author: J├╝rgen M Meisel
Institution: Universit├Ąt Hamburg
Linguistic Field: Historical Linguistics; Language Acquisition
Abstract: The starting hypothesis of the keynote article (KA) is that language acquisition plays an essential role in processes leading to grammatical change. Consequently, a minimal requirement, to be met by explanations of diachronic change is that they rely on mechanisms which are operative in acquisition. The KA is therefore an appeal for interdisciplinary cooperation between historical linguistics and acquisition research.


This article appears IN Bilingualism: Language and Cognition Vol. 14, Issue 2, which you can READ on Cambridge's site or on LINGUIST .

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