By John W. Schwieter
By John W. Schwieter
By C. Mar-Molinero,P. Stevenson
By Margaret E. L. Renwick
This ebook proposes that phonological distinction, particularly the robustness of a phonemic distinction, doesn't rely completely at the presence of minimum pairs, yet is as an alternative stricken by a collection of phonetic, usage-based, and systemic components. this angle opens phonology to a extra direct interpretation via phonetic research, undertaken in a chain of case experiences at the Romanian vowel approach. either the synchronic phonetics and morpho-phonological alternations are studied, to appreciate the forces that experience traditionally formed and now keep the phonemic approach of Romanian. A corpus examine of phoneme style frequency in Romanian unearths marginal contrasts between vowels, within which a pointy contrast among allophones and phonemes fails to trap relationships between sounds. An research of Romanian /Ɨ/ presents perception into the ancient roots of marginal distinction, and a wide acoustic learn of Romanian vowels and diphthongs is a backdrop for comparing the phonetic and perceptual attention of marginal distinction. the implications offer impetus for a version during which phonology, phonetics, morphology and belief have interaction in a multidimensional way.
By Julian Edge
By K.G. Vijayakrishnan
This publication argues that Carnatic song because it is practiced at the present time may be traced to the musical practices of early/mid eighteenth century. prior types or 'incarnations' of Indian song elaborately defined in lots of musical treatises are just of historic relevance this present day because the track defined is sort of assorted from present practices. it really is argued that past types won't have survived simply because they didn't meet the 3 an important necessities for a language-like organism to outlive i.e., a strong neighborhood of practitioners/listeners which the writer calls the Carnatic song Fraternity, a monstrous physique of musical texts and a felt communicative desire. actually, the significant thesis of the booklet is that Carnatic tune, like language, survived and developed from early/mid eighteenth century whilst those 3 specifications have been met for the 1st time within the heritage of Indian song. the quantity encompasses a foreword through Paul Kiparsky.
By Ingo Juchler
Das Politische spiegelt sich seit jeher in der Literatur. Erkenntnisleitendes Interesse des Bandes ist es, die in Narrationen enthaltenen politischen Auseinandersetzungen und Reflektionen zu erschließen und daraufhin zu untersuchen, used to be sie uns heute für ein vertiefendes Verständnis des Politischen zu sagen vermögen. Dazu werden Sophokles´ Tragödie "Antigone", der "Melier-Dialog" des Thukydides, Heinrich von Kleists Novelle "Michael Kohlhaas" sowie Christoph Heins Roman "In seiner frühen Kindheit ein Garten" politisch gelesen, wobei interdisziplinäre Aspekte der Narrationen gleichfalls angesprochen werden.
By Donka Minkova,Robert Stockwell
The 19 papers during this quantity are a variety from a UCLA convention meant to take inventory of the nation of the sphere in the beginning of the hot millenium and to stimulate study in English historic Linguistics. The authors are predominantly U.S. students. The fields represented contain morphosyntax and semantics, grammaticalization, discourse research, dialectology, lexicography, the diachronic examine of code-switching, phonology and metrics.
By David A. Hopwood
By Oliver Kneip
By Enoch Oladé Aboh,Katharina Hartmann,Malte Zimmermann
Over the final 20 years, concentration has develop into a widespread subject in significant fields in linguistic learn (syntax, semantics, phonology). concentration recommendations inAfrican Languages contributes to the continuing dialogue of concentration by means of investigating focus-related phenomena in a number of African languages, such a lot of which were under-represented within the theoretical literature on focus.
The articles within the quantity examine concentration ideas in Niger-Congo and Afro-Asiatic languages from a number of theoretical and methodological views, starting from targeted generative research to cautious typological generalization throughout languages. Their universal goal is to deepen our knowing of even if and the way the information-structural type of concentration is represented and marked in usual language. themes investigated are, between others, the relation of concentration and prosody, the results of knowledge constitution on notice order, ex situ versus in situ concepts of concentration marking, the stock of concentration marking units, concentration and similar buildings, focus-sensitive debris.
The current inquiry into the point of interest platforms of African languages has repercussions on present theories of concentration. It finds new concentration options in addition to fine-tuned concentration differences that aren't mentioned within the theoretical literature, that is virtually solely in accordance with well-documented intonation languages.