Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 28, Fall 2014
Grammar, Comparative and general--Locative constructions
Grammar, Comparative and general--Demonstratives
Optimality theory (Linguistics)
Distinctive features (Linguistics)
Second language acquisition
Minimalist theory (Linguistics)
Grammar, Comparative and general--Quantifiers
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Koch, Karsten A (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 2011-09)This study investigates the effect of a language-wide lack of pragmatic resuppositions on focus marking (often taken to be inherently presuppositional). The language of investigation is Nɬeʔkepmxcin (Thompson River Salish). ...
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 ...
Language shift and code alternation: a study of the multi-lingual speech community of Mennonites at the First Mennonite Church, Calgary Funk, Vera (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1985-06)The speech community being examined in this paper was founded in 1946 and included members who were immigrants from the post World War II migration and also of the post World War I migration. The community known as the ...