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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Kie  Ross Zuraw
Institution: University of California, Los Angeles
Homepage: http://www.linguistics.ucla.edu/people/zuraw/
State and/or Country: CA
Linguistic Field(s): Phonology
Subject Language(s): Tagalog
Selected Publications: Exceptions and Regularities in phonology (in progress)
Learnability and Latent Constraints (in progress)
Aggressive Reduplication in Tagalog
Regularities in the Polymorphemic Lexicon
Knowledge of Lexical Regularities: evidence from Tagalog nasal substitution
Tagalog Nasal Substitution: allomorphic emergence of the unmarked
Moving Phonotactics: variability in infixation and reduplication of Tagalog loanwords
Dissertation Director * of: Inductive Learning of Phonotactic Patterns
(Jeffrey Heinz, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Architecture of the Palauan Verbal Complex
(Justin Nuger, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Evolving Lexicon
(Andrew Martin, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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