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Interface Linguistics
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Grammar is modularized, as evidenced by the fact that distinct types of grammatical processes impose their effects autonomously, unaware of the contributions of other types of processes. Generalizations of the form ‘subjects precede verbs’ have no counterparts of the form ‘terms containing the phoneme /p/ precede verbs’. Nor…

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Peter Hallman, “Interface Linguistics”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 28 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_COM_vol2_0051>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831

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