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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:   Q: Language with NO surface glides
Author:   Susannah Levi
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Query:   Dear linguists,

I'm looking for languages that do not have surface glides. In
particular, I'd like to find languages that have hiatus with high
vowels--preferably something like taioka or atia, where gliding to
tajoka/atja is not allowed. If the language appears to have this, bu
it depends on rate of speech, I would also be interested in that.

If you know of such a language (and also a reference) I would
appreciate hearing about it. (I will post a summary if people are

Many thanks,
Susannah Levi

LL Issue: 14.2075
Date posted: 05-Aug-2003


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