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Linguistic universals and language change / edited by Jeff Good.

Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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xv, 339 p. ; 26 cm.
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Subjects:
Universals (Linguistics).
Linguistic change.
Typology (Linguistics).
Contents:
Universals constrain change; change results in typological generalizations / Paul Kiparsky
On the explanation of typologically unusual structures / Alice C. Harris
Consonant epenthesis / Juliette Blevins
Formal universals as emergent phenomena / Joan L. Bybee
Paradigmatic uniformity and markedness / Andrew Garrett
Explaining Universal Tendencies and Language Particulars in Analogical Change / Adam Albright
Creating Economical Morphosyntactic Patterns in Language Change / Martin Haspelmath
On the explanatory value of grammaticalization / Tania Kuteva and Bernd Heine
The classification of constituent order generalizations and diachronic explanation / John Whitman
Emergent serialization in English / Paul J. Hopper
Universals and diachrony / Johanna Nichols.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-325) and index.
Contributor:
Good, Jeff.
ISBN:
9780199228997
019922899X
9780199298495
0199298491
OCLC:
167764180