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Overview page. Subjects: Linguistics — Archaeology.

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The classification of objects, structures, or specimens by subdividing observed populations into a theoretical sequence or series of groups (types) and subgroups (subtypes)...

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Typology

Colette Deremble.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 462 words.

While patristic thought was very early determined by typology, Images had neither the same precocity nor the same polarization. In

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Typology

in The Oxford Guide to the Historical Reception of Augustine

January 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Christianity. 5334 words.

Typology is a form of symbolic representation in biblical literature, other religious or secular literature, and art. Although the term

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Typology

Robert Henderson.

in Linguistics

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Anthropological Linguistics; Language Families; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics. 8503 words.

Typology is used to cover two related types of investigations: (1) classifying languages based on shared grammatical properties that are not attributable to genealogical inheritance, and...

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disaster typologies

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 306 words.

The categorization of *disasters according to different principles. A much-used typology differentiates disasters by the nature of their triggering

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Syntactic Typology

Lindsay Whaley.

in The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Typology

November 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Linguistic Typology; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 7523 words.

This article provides a sampling of just three areas of syntactic typology. The first deals with work carried out on relative clauses, one of the most thoroughly examined topics in...

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Prosodic Typology

Sun-Ah Jun.

in Prosodic Typology

January 2005; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Phonetics and Phonology. 12252 words.

This chapter proposes a model of prosodic typology based on categories of intonation and phrasing, analyzed in the framework of autosegmental-metrical (AM) phonology of intonation. To do...

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Morphological Typology

Dunstan Brown.

in The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Typology

November 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Linguistic Typology; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 6057 words.

The term ‘morphological typology’ has been traditionally associated with the division of languages into basic ‘holistic’ types that could be used to characterize a complete language....

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Prosodic Typology

Edited by Sun-Ah Jun.

January 2005; p ublished online February 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Phonetics and Phonology. 472 pages.

This book illustrates an approach to prosodic typology through descriptions of the intonation and the prosodic structure of thirteen typologically different languages based on the same...

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Distributional Typology

Balthasar Bickel.

in The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Analysis

February 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology; Linguistic Typology. 10831 words.

Over the past two decades, linguistic typology has been moving increasingly away from its original goal of classifying languages into ideal types that would be constrained by categorical...

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Semantic Typology

Nicholas Evans.

in The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Typology

November 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Linguistic Typology; Semantics. 11578 words.

This article shows the advantages that result from integrating the various linguistic approaches into a broad and coherent research programme. The three main issues (granularity, boundary...

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