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Phonological chunking in German and English: Segment, juncture, and boundary
Linguistic knowledge implies the ability to identify and manipulate phonological segments of various sizes. Such "chunks" are often, although not always, demarcated by phonetic clues to phonological organization. The ...
Toward a dynamic grammar of Chinese
This thesis is a description of basic Chinese grammar. Unlike traditional methods, the descriptions uses the Dynamic Grammar Notation System, a tool designed by Sydney M. Lamb for language description and language processing. ...
The semantics and pragmatics of voice systems: A functional analysis
This study investigates grammatical voice from a functional-semantic viewpoint. While previous studies have focussed mainly on the active-passive relationship or at times the active-middle relationship, this study takes a ...
Metaphor in the construction of a small group culture
A small group experience is analyzed from a hermeneutic stance for members' use of metaphor in construction of the emergent group culture. Metaphor is described as a process rather than a product of language. As process, ...
Perspectives on nominalization
Discussion of nominalization (NZN) is possible only within a general theory of grammatical categories and processes. For a cross-linguistic analysis, it is preferable to adopt a function-based definition of categories, in ...