Phonology and language use


Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, [England], New York .
Written in

  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Phonology,
  • Linguistic change,
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Morphology,
  • Universals (Linguistics)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-230) and indexes.

    StatementJoan Bybee.
    SeriesCambridge studies in linguistics
    LC ClassificationsP217.3 .B93 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 238 p. ;
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6787896M
    ISBN 100521583748
    LC Control Number00045525

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    In this book, Joan Bybee explores the interplay between phonology and language use, shedding light on how phonological patterns emerge and evolve. She examines the role of phonology in shaping linguistic structures and demonstrates how language users utilize phonology in their daily communication.

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    The book covers the following subjects:

    • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Phonology
    • Linguistic change
    • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Morphology
    • Universals (Linguistics)

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    Bybee explores several key concepts in this book, including:

    1. The relationship between phonology and grammar
    2. The impact of linguistic change on phonological patterns
    3. The role of morphology in shaping phonological structures
    4. Universals in phonological systems

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