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Query Details

Query Subject:   falsifiability in OT
Author:   Christopher Hogan
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Historical Linguistics

Query:   Cheers!

I once read that the natural evolution of a language is from
analytic to synthetic. I've been unable to find that assertion
since, and am wondering if I made it up. Have any of you heard
such a thing, or, what are your comments on the theory?


Melanie Misanchuk

Department of French Italian and Spanish
University of Calgary
Calgary Alberta Canada
LL Issue: 8.457
Date posted: 05-Apr-1997


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