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42 Summaries on Typology

Subject Line Submitter Issue No. Date  Asc / Desc
'Face/Eye' Polysemy George Huttar 13.2110 16-Aug-2002
Chinese & Polysynthesis Steven Schaufele 17.3130 24-Oct-2006
Color Metaphors Gill Philip 11.1348 16-Jun-2000
Comitative Timur Maisak 11.198 31-Jan-2000
Comitative Timur Maisak 11.198 31-Jan-2000
Existential Constructions Ljuba Veselinova 18.1301 19-Apr-2007
Goal-Location-Source Ambiguities Sander Lestrade 19.3044 07-Oct-2008
Grammatical Complexity, Part I Kaius Sinnemäki 15.3529 18-Dec-2004
Grammatical Complexity, Part II Kaius Sinnemäki 15.3530 19-Dec-2004
Historical Present Outside of Indo-European Keira Ballantyne 16.2237 22-Jul-2005
Jakobson Quote Hartmut Haberland 9.32 09-Jan-1998
Language Maps Mari Broman Olsen 9.1486 23-Oct-1998
Sum: language comprehension Alain Dawson 8.646 02-May-1997
Lexicalizations of Negative Senses Ljuba Veselinova 24.2396 12-Jun-2013
Loan Verbs Søren Wichmann 17.280 26-Jan-2006
Morphology of tense across languages Ariel Cohen 26.1711 28-Mar-2015
Negation Systems Claire Lampp 16.1957 24-Jun-2005
Negation in Slavic Languages Ljuba Veselinova 19.1733 30-May-2008
Nonlexical Interjections Gina Joue 12.1067 16-Apr-2001
Wanna, Searchin' and Spellings like that guitart - 14.1121 16-Apr-2003
ISO 639: reactions from users/potential users Nicholas Ostler 11.294 06-Feb-2000
Responses for Consonant Cluster Typology Steve Parker 20.3276 24-Sep-2009
Resultatives from a cross-linguistic perspective Chao Li 16.1638 18-May-2005
Speaking rates Julio Santiago 15.25 07-Jan-2004
Summary: Post 1990 sources on Stressed/Syllable-timing Andries Coetzee 10.614 28-Apr-1999
Overcounting in Numerals Thomas Hanke 16.2448 19-Aug-2005
Sum: Typology of Ellipsis Ressy Ai 14.2203 12-Aug-2003
Development of Agreement Morphology/Pt2 Eric Fuss 13.2566 08-Oct-2002
Talking Drums & Whistled Speech Aniruddh Patel 12.419 15-Feb-2001
Report on Test for a Universal (`but', `also') Arthur Merin 9.240 17-Feb-1998
Textbook Recommendations: Typology and Universals Nigel Duffield 21.5025 10-Dec-2010
Typology of Noun Classifiers Lisa Johnson 11.610 14-Mar-2000
Unaccusative, Reflexive, and Non-reflexive Konrad Szczesniak 16.1202 14-Apr-2005
Unmarked Contour Tone Joaquim de Carvalho 16.642 04-Mar-2005
Unmarked Contour Tone Joaquim Brandao de Carvalho 16.845 20-Mar-2005
Usurpative Etymology of Suppletive Forms Konrad Szczesniak 18.68 10-Jan-2007
Verb Movement & No Morphology: Languages Mark de Vos 15.2954 18-Oct-2004
Sum: Verbal interrogatives (11.119) Lameen Souag 11.126 22-Jan-2000
Whistling Language ( Canary Islands ) Bruce Downing 10.490 02-Apr-1999
Word Order in Russian and Other Related Issues Bingfu Lu 17.1024 03-Apr-2006
ergativity, word order and agreement Jose-Luis Mendivil 14.1768 23-Jun-2003
for Query 11.190:"a couple" vs "a couple of" Tom Fitzsimmons 11.202 01-Feb-2000