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The Acquisition of Color Words  

Katie Wagner and David Barner

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Mar 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Linguistics
Human experience of color results from a complex interplay of perceptual and linguistic systems. At the lowest level of perception, the human visual system transforms the visible light ... More

African (Urban) Youth Languages  

Ellen Hurst

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Mar 2017
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Linguistics
A growing phenomena in urban centers on the African continent in the latter half of the 20th century and start of the 21st century has been what have been described as Urban Youth ... More

Altaic Languages  

George Starostin

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Apr 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Linguistics
“Altaic” is a common term applied by linguists to a number of language families, spread across Central Asia and the Far East and sharing a large, most likely non-coincidental, number of ... More

Anaphora in Dravidian  

K. A. Jayaseelan

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Linguistics
The Dravidian languages have a long-distance reflexive anaphor taan. (It is taan in Tamil and Malayalam, taanu in Kannada and tanu in Telugu.) As is the case with other long-distance ... More

Aphasia from a Neurolinguistic Perspective  

Susan Edwards and Christos Salis

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Aug 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Linguistics
Aphasia is an acquired language disorder subsequent to brain damage in the left hemisphere. It is characterized by diminished abilities to produce and understand both spoken and written ... More

Argument Realization and Case in Japanese  

Hideki Kishimoto

Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Linguistics
Japanese is a language where the grammatical status of arguments and adjuncts is marked exclusively by postnominal case markers, and various argument realization patterns can be assessed ... More

Argument Realization in Syntax  

Malka Rappaport Hovav

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Linguistics
Words are sensitive to syntactic context. Argument realization is the study of the relation between argument-taking words, the syntactic contexts they appear in and the interpretive ... More

Articulatory Phonetics  

Marie K. Huffman

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May 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Linguistics
Articulatory phonetics is concerned with the physical mechanisms involved in producing spoken language. A fundamental goal of articulatory phonetics is to relate linguistic representations ... More

Autosegmental Phonology  

Will Leben

Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Linguistics
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

Bare Nominals  

Bert Le Bruyn, Henriëtte de Swart, and Joost Zwarts

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May 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Linguistics
Bare nominals (also called “bare nouns”) are nominal structures without an overt article or other determiner. The distinction between a bare noun and a noun that is part of a larger ... More

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