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  • Here's a structure that's not so simple: Revisiting the acquisition of relative clauses 

    Duffield, Cecily Jill (2009-02-11)
    This study revisits the construction-based incremental account of relative clause acquisition presented in Diessel and Tomasello (2005) by reexamining the subset of presentational relative constructions (PRCs) from their ...
  • Homorganic NC sequences in Kibena: Pre-nasalized consonants, consonant clusters, or something else? 

    Morrison, Michelle (2009-02-11)
    In Bantu linguistics, one topic of great debate concerns the segmental status of homorganic NC sequences. Traditionally, on the basis of durational properties, the phonological behavior of such segments, and native speaker ...
  • Narrative and past habitual sequences in Hausa 

    Abdoulaye, Mahamane L. (2009-02-11)
    Based on the overall properties of narratives, Wald (1987) has proposed that past habitual sequences are conflated narratives and are only minimally different from single-event sequences. The aim of this paper is to test ...
  • Negation in Metta 

    Mihas, Elena (2009-02-11)
    Recent typological studies of clausal negation not only focus on the basic standard negation strategies that languages use to negate declarative verbal main clauses but also discuss typology of asymmetric negation in ...
  • Prototypes and hyperspeech: Where are they in the grammar? 

    Välimaa-Blum, Riitta (2009-02-11)
    If languages are fundamentally symbolic systems, as it is assumed in cognitive linguistics, then it follows that what speakers learn in the course of language acquisition are symbolic systems. It is not unequivocally ...
  • Reported speech and thought in Kavalan 

    Jiang, Haowen (2009-02-11)
    One of the amazing characteristics of human language is self-reference, that is, referring to itself by means of itself. This language-with-language phenomenon is most evident in reported discourse, where speech, thought, ...
  • Scoring a hat trick: Nation, football, and critical discourse analysis 

    Georgalou, Mariza (2009-02-11)
    Media sport constitutes a significant arena within which discourses about national identities are continually articulated (Blain et al. 1993). This study analyses the football commentaries of the matches in which the Greek ...
  • The syntax of hybrid verb/affix lexemes and clause fusion in Hiaki (Yaqui) 

    Haugen, Jason; Harley, Heidi; Tubino Blanco, Mercedes (2009-02-11)
    We argue that verb/affix hybrids in Hiaki (Yaqui) are subject to the same conditions on clause fusion (Rude 1996) as 'pure' affixal verbs in spite of their different distributional behavior. We show that all verbs involved ...
  • The typology of motion verbs in Northern Vietnamese 

    Pace, Cassandra (2009-02-11)
    Talmy's (1985) seminal work on motion verbs categorized languages as either verb-framed or satellite-framed depending on how the core schema 'motion' is mapped onto an expression. However, Vietnamese has motion verbs that ...
  • volume 1 front matter 

    Rice Linguistics Society (2009-02-11)