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Analogy in Morphology  

David Fertig

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Apr 2020
Analogy is traditionally regarded as one of the three main factors responsible for language change, along with sound change and borrowing. Whereas sound change is understood to be ... More

Morphology in Typology: Historical Retrospect, State of the Art, and Prospects  

Peter M. Arkadiev

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Feb 2020
Morphology, understood as internal structure of words, has always figured prominently in linguistic typology, and it is with the morphological classification of languages into “fusional,” ... More

The Status of the Morpheme  

Tom Leu

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Feb 2020
The morpheme was the central notion in morphological theorizing in the 20th century. It has a very intuitive appeal as the indivisible and invariant unit of form and meaning, a minimal ... More

History of the Sardinian Lexicon  

Ignazio Putzu

Ever since the fundamental studies carried out by the great German Romanist Max Leopold Wagner (b. 1880–d. 1962), the acknowledged founder of scientific research on Sardinian, the lexicon ... More

Early Modern Views on Language and Languages (ca. 1450–1800)  

Toon Van Hal

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Apr 2019
The Early Modern interest taken in language was intense and versatile. In this period, language education gradually no longer centered solely on Latin. The linguistic scope widened ... More

Englishes in England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland  

Raymond Hickey

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Apr 2019
The differentiation of English into separate varieties in the regions of Britain and Ireland has a long history. This is connected with the separate but related identities of England, ... More

A History of Creole Studies  

Silvio Moreira de Sousa, Johannes Mücke, and Philipp Krämer

As an institutionalized subfield of academic research, Creole studies (or Creolistics) emerged in the second half of the 20th century on the basis of pioneering works in the last decades of ... More

American Structuralism  

Margaret Thomas

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Mar 2019
American structuralism is a label attached to a heterogeneous but distinctive style of language scholarship practiced in the United States, the heyday of which extended from ... More

History of the English Language  

Ans van Kemenade

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Aug 2018
The status of English in the early 21st century makes it hard to imagine that the language started out as an assortment of North Sea Germanic dialects spoken in parts of England only by ... More

Artificial Languages  

Alan Reed Libert

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Jun 2018
Artificial languages—languages which have been consciously designed—have been created for more than 900 years, although the number of them has increased considerably in recent decades, and ... More

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