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  • Proto-algic III: Pronouns 

    Proulx, Paul (University of Kansas. Lingusitics Graduate Student Association, 1991-01-01)
    The Proto-Algic demonstrative roots *y-) and locatives (*m-, *n-) had 3 inflectional endings, referring to spacial or temporal distributions of entities, and which evolve into the gender systems of Yurok and Algonquian. ...
  • Transitivity Indicators -Yu and -Wi in Hualapai 

    Ichihashi, Kumiko (University of Kansas. Lingusitics Graduate Student Association, 1991-01-01)
    The distribution of Hualapai auxiliary verbs -yu and -wi cannot be explained only by the presence or absence of an object, or by the active or stative feature of the matrix verb. This paper proposes that it can be explained ...
  • Causative constructions in Nepali 

    Hone, Kaoru (University of Kansas. Lingusitics Graduate Student Association, 1991-01-01)
    This paper discusses the syntax and semantics of causative constructions in Nepali. The results of this study lend support to the hypothesis of syntactic iconicity between the degree of structural integration of the causative ...
  • The Syntax-phonology interface as the Key to Metricality: Evidence from Taiwanese Folk Songs 

    Hsiao, Yuchau E. (University of Kansas. Lingusitics Graduate Student Association, 1991-01-01)
    Based on evidence from the lyrics of Taiwanese folk songs, this paper shows how metricality is keyed to interrelations between syntax and phonology. The lyrics are shown to allow mismatches between beats and syllables, and ...
  • Liquid Assimilation in Havana Spanish 

    Hwu, Fenfang (University of Kansas. Lingusitics Graduate Student Association, 1991-01-01)
    There has been a consensus that Laryngeal and Supralaryngeal nodes are located under the Root node and Place node is under the Supralaryngeal node (Clements 1985, Sagey 1987, Archangels and Pulleyblank 1986). There is, ...
  • Folk Etymology (In English and Elsewhere) 

    Poruciuc, Adrian (University of Kansas. Lingusitics Graduate Student Association, 1991-01-01)
    Folk etymology is too complex a phenomenon to be dismissed as a mere source of mistakes based on ignorance. The present paper reflects the opinions of a Romanian linguist (and Anglicist) on irregular phonetic-semantic ...
  • It's Like, 'What's Happening in the Evolution of Like?': A Theory of Grammaticalization 

    Meehan, Teresa (University of Kansas. Lingusitics Graduate Student Association, 1991-01-01)
    In standard American English, the word like has several senses associated with it, the earliest of which dates back to the 14th century according to the OED. Some of these senses, however, reflect more recent developments ...
  • Stories in Conversation 

    Hofer, Roberta Senner (University of Kansas. Lingusitics Graduate Student Association, 1991-01-01)
    Because conversational stories can be used for different purposes, they enter conversations in different ways. Sometimes they have a preface, sometimes not; sometimes a story fits smoothly into the ongoing talk, but other ...
  • Collaboration on Topic Change in Conversation 

    Howe, Mary (University of Kansas. Lingusitics Graduate Student Association, 1991-01-01)
    Conversations are cooperatively achieved speech events. Analysis of topic changes shows that topic endings are negotiated by participants over a series of turns, using the following specific types of indicators: summary ...

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