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  • Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 15, Fall 1992 

    Prevost, Margrit; Rogmans, Siv M; Rowsell, Lorna V (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1992-09)
    The editors of this issue, Siv M. Rogmans, Margrit Prevost, and Loma V. Rowsell, are pleased to present the fifteenth issue of the Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics published by the Department of Linguistics at the ...
  • The structure of the colour lexicon 

    Archibald, John (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1992-09)
    One of the standard models of describing colour space is shown in Figure I. This is the model shown in Kay & McDaniel (1978). The spherical model, with its four points of equal status along the equator (red, yellow, green, ...
  • Mechanisms of language change constraints on reinterpretation processes as evidenced in particle reinterpretation data from Homeric Greek 

    Caswell, Cynthia (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1992-09)
    Lightfoot (1980) claims that the mechanism for syntactic change, reinterpretation, lacks constraints. An in depth study of particle reinterpretation in Ancient Greek will be presented to demonstrate semantic constraints ...
  • Proto-Romance syllable structure 

    Cull, Naomi (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1992-09)
    In this paper I am going to argue that Pre-Latin and Proto-Romance shared the same syllable structure and that Classical Latin was innovative. I believe both Pre-Latin and Proto-Romance had the syllable structure VC$CV and ...
  • A government and binding approach to Bella Coola 

    Durrant, Michael (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1992-09)
    In the time leading up to the work presented in this paper I was struck by the relative lack of Government & Binding (GB) treatments for American Indian languages. This paper will remedy the situation somewhat by investigating ...
  • On the acquisition of WH-questions 

    Hanna, Ken; Wilhelm, Andrea (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1992-09)
    This paper is the account of a study carried out in 1990 in which we tried to gain further insight into the acquisition of subject and object wh-questions. We differentiated between two wh-words, who and what, for subject ...