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  • Index of Native American Languages Appearing in KWPL from 1976 to 1993 

    Unknown author (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1993-01-01)
  • Numic[r] Is Not a Spirant 

    Armagost, James L. (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1993-01-01)
    Virtually all scholars working on Numic languages have called [r] a spirant or listed it, without comment, as resulting from spirantization. However, Central Numic shows that [r] results from an early rule of tap formation ...
  • On Some Theoretical Implications of Winnebago Phonology 

    Miner, Kenneth L. (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1993-01-01)
    This paper is essentially a commentary on Steriade 1990, which deals i.a. with certain aspects of Winnebago phonology. The issues cluster around a much-discussed process known as Dorsey's Law (see Miner 1992 and references ...
  • Null-expletive Subject in Japanese 

    Terada, Michiko (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1993-01-01)
    In the current Government and Binding framework, every sentence must have a subject. When the matrix subject position is non-thematic, it is filled by an expletive. Japanese, however, lacks an overt expletive. This raises ...
  • Language as Fluid: A Description of The Conduit Metaphor in Japanese 

    Nomura, Masuhiro (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1993-01-01)
    The aim of the present paper is to see how COMMUNICATION is metaphorized in Japanese and to contrast this metaphorization with Reddy's (1979) conduit metaphor. I will claim that there is a strong tendency for Japanese to ...
  • Connotations of Surprise in the Conditionals To and Tara in Japanese: A Review and Synthesis 

    Van Compernolle, Tim (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1993-01-01)
    The two conditionals to and -tara in Japanese do not carry neutral connotations. This paper offers evidence to support the claim that tara can carry, among other things, a connotation of surprise in reference to specific ...
  • Two Causative Constructions in Korean 

    Choi, Dong-Ik (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1993-01-01)
    Two types of causative constructions in Korean behave differently both syntactically and semantically. This paper presents the syntactic differences between syntactic causative constructions and morphological causative ...
  • /S/ Variation as Accommodation 

    Coles, Felice Anne (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1993-01-01)
    The few remaining fluent speakers of the isleno dialect of Spanish vary their casual pronunciation of /s/ in a manner consistent with, but not identical to, other Caribbean Spanish dialects. The behavior of /s/ in the ...
  • The Phonological Rhythm of Emergent Language: A Comparison Between French and English Babbling 

    Konopczysnki, Gabrielle (University of Kansas. Linguistics Graduate Student Association, 1993-01-01)
    The phonological rhythm of French is characterized by a tendency to syllabic isochrony within an utterance and a clear final lengthening, whereas the rhythm of English is stress-timed. A study of babbling at a turning ...

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