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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

By: Ernst Jahr

Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule


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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

By Neil Smith

The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.


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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

By Henk Zeevat

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Academic Paper


Title: 'Call for papers: NJL Special Issue on the Nordic Languages and Linguistic Typology'
Author: PaalKristianEriksen
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Institution: 'Norwegian University of Science and Technology'
Author: CamillaWide
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Homepage: 'http://users.utu.fi/camawi/'
Institution: 'University of Turku'
Linguistic Field: 'Not Applicable'
Abstract: All modern linguistic science – all theoretical frameworks and approaches – at one point or another becomes linguistic typology. Sooner or later they ask the fundamental typological questions: What are the universal features of human language? How do we explain their universality? And how do we explain those features of human language which are universal, but which vary from language to language? How do variation and universality relate to each other? The methodology of linguistic typology – to approach these questions by mapping and comparing language data globally – is not necessarily shared by all linguists, but the basic questions remain the same.

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This article appears in Nordic Journal of Linguistics Vol. 33, Issue 1, which you can read on Cambridge's site or on LINGUIST .



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