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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

By: Ernst Jahr

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

By Neil Smith

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

By Henk Zeevat

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

Query Details

Query Subject:   Pragmatics; speech act
Author:   Jack Williams
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s):  English

Query:   Thu, 18 Mar 1999 09:13:42 -0500
Jack Williams
English Roots within English Words

I am looking for books showing English Word Roots within EnglishWords. Not Latin nor Greek roots. Books specifically limited to roots and their corresponding family of words containing them are most pertinent; rather than discussions of roots and incidental references.

Jack Williams
LL Issue: 10.410
Date posted: 18-Mar-1999


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