Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 15, Fall 1992
Bella Coola language
Government-binding theory (Linguistics)
Grammar, Comparative and general--Syllable
Comparative and general--Classification
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AbstractThe 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 University of Calgary. The papers published here represent works in progress and as such should not be considered in any way final or definitive. All the contributors to this issue are or have been associated with the Department of Linguistics at the University of Calgary. The collection of essays is quite diverse, drawing from several language families and different areas of linguistic study.
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PublisherUniversity of Calgary
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