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Etymology in Romance  

Eva Buchi and Steven N. Dworkin

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This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Evaluatives in Morphology  

Nicola Grandi

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Linguistics
Evaluative morphology is a field of linguistic studies that deals with the formation of diminutives, augmentatives, pejoratives, and amelioratives. Actually, evaluative constructions cross ... More

Exoskeletal Versus Endoskeletal Approaches in Morphology  

Víctor Acedo-Matellán

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This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics. Please check back later for the full article. A ... More

Experimental Pragmatics  

Florian Schwarz

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While both pragmatic theory and experimental investigations of language using psycholinguistic methods have been well-established subfields in the language sciences for a long time, the ... More

Experimental Semiotics  

Bruno Galantucci

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Apr 2017
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Linguistics
Experimental Semiotics (ES) is a burgeoning new discipline aimed at investigating in the laboratory the development of novel forms of human communication. Conceptually connected to ... More

Ferdinand de Saussure  

John E. Joseph

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Jun 2017
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Linguistics
Ferdinand de Saussure (1857–1913), the founding figure of modern linguistics, made his mark on the field with a book he published a month after his 21st birthday, in which he proposed a ... More

Frequency Effects in Grammar  

Holger Diessel and Martin Hilpert

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May 2016
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Until recently, theoretical linguists have paid little attention to the frequency of linguistic elements in grammar and grammatical development. It is a standard assumption of (most) ... More

Game Theory in Pragmatics: Evolution, Rationality, and Reasoning  

Michael Franke

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Linguistics
Game theory provides formal means of representing and explaining action choices in social decision situations where the choices of one participant depend on the choices of another. Game ... More

Gender  

Jenny Audring

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Jul 2016
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Linguistics
Gender is a grammatical feature, in a family with person, number, and case. In the languages that have grammatical gender—according to a representative typological sample, almost half of ... More

Genealogical Classification in Historical Linguistics  

Søren Wichmann

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Mar 2017
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Linguistics
Different methods exist for classifying languages, depending on whether the task is to work out the relations among languages already known to be related—internal language ... More

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