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 ...
The autosegmental distinction of tonal language types: with specific reference to Chilcotin tone phenomena Owens, Camille (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1991-09)A distinction has been drawn in phonology between two types of languages which exhibit tone phenomena. Languages are traditionally categorized as pitch accent or tone languages. Proponents of autosegmental phonology have ...