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  • Japanese pseudoclefts 

    Harada, Masashi (University of Kansas Department of Linguistics, 2016)
    This paper investigates the so-called ‘pseudocleft’ constructions in Japanese.
  • Pieces of the periphery: A glance into the cartography of Ibibio’s CP domain 

    Doherty, John-Patrick (University of Kansas Department of Linguistics, 2016)
    Developments in cartographic observations of clause structure in Generative syntax predict strong formal linguistic universals among the ordering of phrases at the clausal edge. This ordering is assumed to result from a ...
  • Comprehension of mimetics by adult native speakers of Japanese 

    Connelly, Patrick; Minai, Utako; Gabriele, Alison (University of Kansas Department of Linguistics, 2016)
    Linguistics traditionally regards the relationship between a word’s sound and its meaning as arbitrary; words which systematically relate sound and meaning – ‘sound-symbolic’ or ‘mimetic’ words – have been regarded as ...
  • Plural strategies and devices in Igbo 

    Nweya, Gerald Okey (University of Kansas Department of Linguistics, 2016)
    This study examines strategies and devices adopted in Igbo to mark plurality on lexical items at both word and phrasal level. The study provides additional evidence, adequate description and explanation as well as a ...