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Language Complexity [electronic resource]: Typology, Contact, Change

edited by Matti Miestamo, Kaius Sinnemäki, Fred Karlsson
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., c2008.
Language
English
Series
Studies in Language Companion Series
ISBN
9789027231048 (alk. paper), 9027231044 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • Complexity in linguistic theory, language learning and language change / Wouter Kusters
  • Grammatical complexity in a cross-linguistic perspective / Matti Miestamo
  • Complexity trade-offs between the subsystems of language / Gertraud Fenk-Oczlon & August Fenk
  • Complexity trade-offs in core argument marking / Kaius Sinnemäki
  • Assessing linguistic complexity / Patrick Juola
  • How complex are isolating languages? / David Gil
  • Complexity in isolating languages : lexical elaboration versus grammatical economy / Elizabeth M. Riddle
  • Grammatical resources and linguistic complexity : Sirionó as a language without NP coordination / Östen Dahl
  • Why does a language undress? strange cases in Indonesia / John McWhorter
  • Morphological complexity as a parameter of linguistic typology : Hungarian as a contact language / Casper de Groot
  • Language complexity and interlinguistic difficulty / Eva Lindström
  • Complexity in nominal plural allomorphy / Antje Dammel & Sebastian Kürschner
  • The simplicity of Creoles in a cross-linguistic perspective / Mikael Parkvall
  • Complexity in numeral systems with an investigation into Pidgins and Creoles / Harald Hammarström
  • Explaining Kabuverdianu nominal plural formation / Angela Bartens & Niclas Sandström
  • Complexity and simplicity in minimal lexica : the lexicon of Chinook jargon / Päivi Juvonen.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Series Statement
Studies in language companion series, 0165-7763 ; v. 94
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