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Slurs And Register: A Case Study In Meaning Pluralism, Justina Diaz Legaspe, Chang Liu, Robert J. Stainton 2018 Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA)

Slurs And Register: A Case Study In Meaning Pluralism, Justina Diaz Legaspe, Chang Liu, Robert J. Stainton

Robert J. Stainton

Most theories of slurs fall into one of two families: those which understand slurring terms to involve special descriptive/informational content (however conveyed), and those which understand them to encode special emotive/expressive content. Our view is that both offer essential insights, but that part of what sets slurs apart is use-theoretic content. In particular, we urge that slurring words belong at the intersection of a number of categories in a sociolinguistic register taxonomy, one that usually includes [+slang] and [+vulgar] and always includes [-polite] and [+derogatory]. Thus, e.g., what distinguishes ‘Chinese’ from ‘chink’ is neither a peculiar sort ...


Phonological Structures And Expressiveness: The Role Of Iconicity In 'The Emergence Of The Marked', Adrian Clynes 2018 Universiti Brunei Darussalam

Phonological Structures And Expressiveness: The Role Of Iconicity In 'The Emergence Of The Marked', Adrian Clynes

Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA)

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Against Long Movement In Madurese, William D. Davies 2018 University of Iowa

Against Long Movement In Madurese, William D. Davies

Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA)

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Vowel Shifting And Cloning In Motlav: Historical Explanation Vs. Formal Description, Alexandre François 2018 Université Paris-Sorbonne - LACITO-CNRS, Paris

Vowel Shifting And Cloning In Motlav: Historical Explanation Vs. Formal Description, Alexandre François

Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA)

No abstract provided.


Transitivity Alternations In Rotuman, Madelyn Kissock 2018 Oakland University

Transitivity Alternations In Rotuman, Madelyn Kissock

Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA)

No abstract provided.


Fixed Segmentism, Markedness And Faithfulness: Nominalising Reduplication In Chamorro, Thomas B. Klein, Meta Y. Harris 2018 University of Manchester

Fixed Segmentism, Markedness And Faithfulness: Nominalising Reduplication In Chamorro, Thomas B. Klein, Meta Y. Harris

Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA)

No abstract provided.


An Interpretation Of The Voice Affix /I-/ In Tagalog, Anja Latrouite, Ralf Naumann 2018 University of Düsseldorf

An Interpretation Of The Voice Affix /I-/ In Tagalog, Anja Latrouite, Ralf Naumann

Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA)

No abstract provided.


Niuean Nominalization, Diane Massam 2018 University of Toronto

Niuean Nominalization, Diane Massam

Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA)

No abstract provided.


Valence Changing Clitics And Incorporated Prepositions In Teop, Ulrike Mosel, Jessika Reinig 2018 University of Kiel

Valence Changing Clitics And Incorporated Prepositions In Teop, Ulrike Mosel, Jessika Reinig

Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA)

No abstract provided.


Emotion Predicates And Grammatical Functions In Indonesian, Simon Musgrave 2018 University of Melbourne

Emotion Predicates And Grammatical Functions In Indonesian, Simon Musgrave

Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA)

No abstract provided.


Clefts Vs. Pseudo-Clefts In Austronesian, Ileana Paul 2018 MIT / UQAM

Clefts Vs. Pseudo-Clefts In Austronesian, Ileana Paul

Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA)

No abstract provided.


A Non-Linear Analysis Of Vowel Harmony And Vowel Harmony Blocking In Pendau, Phil Quick 2018 Australian National University

A Non-Linear Analysis Of Vowel Harmony And Vowel Harmony Blocking In Pendau, Phil Quick

Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA)

No abstract provided.


Malagasy, Binary Branching And Null Subjects, Charles Randriamasimanana 2018 Massey University

Malagasy, Binary Branching And Null Subjects, Charles Randriamasimanana

Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA)

No abstract provided.


Word Order Variation And Topic Continuity In Atayal, Der-Hwa V. Rau 2018 Providence University

Word Order Variation And Topic Continuity In Atayal, Der-Hwa V. Rau

Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA)

No abstract provided.


Austronesian Features In A Linguistic Area, Ger P. Reesink 2018 Leiden University

Austronesian Features In A Linguistic Area, Ger P. Reesink

Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA)

No abstract provided.


Nominalization In Rukai And Amis, Li-May Sung 2018 National Taiwan University

Nominalization In Rukai And Amis, Li-May Sung

Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA)

No abstract provided.


Fixed Prosodic Effects In Austronesian: An Optimality-Theoretic Account, Adam Ussishkin 2018 University of California, Santa Cruz

Fixed Prosodic Effects In Austronesian: An Optimality-Theoretic Account, Adam Ussishkin

Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA)

No abstract provided.


Catetorial Change In Oceeanic Languages: First Contact On The North New Guinea Coast, William A. Foley 2018 University of Sydney

Catetorial Change In Oceeanic Languages: First Contact On The North New Guinea Coast, William A. Foley

Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA)

No abstract provided.


Nominalisation Of Verbal Clauses In Marquesan (Oceanic, French Polynesia, Gabriele Heike Cablitz 2018 University of Kiel, Germany - Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen

Nominalisation Of Verbal Clauses In Marquesan (Oceanic, French Polynesia, Gabriele Heike Cablitz

Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA)

No abstract provided.


Is There A Nominal Predicate In Plains Cree?, Jaehee Bak 2018 University of Toronto

Is There A Nominal Predicate In Plains Cree?, Jaehee Bak

Bilingual Workshop in Theoretical Linguistics

No abstract provided.


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