Linguistic Variation

Bridget D. Samuels

in Phonological Architecture

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780199694358
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191731891 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Studies in Biolinguistics

Linguistic Variation

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‘Linguistic Variation’ discusses the origins of phonological variation and cross-linguistic differences more generally. It discusses arguments for the poverty of the stimulus, biases in language acquisition, the nature of inductive generalization, and how to represent the types of variation found in phonological feature and rule systems.

Keywords: phonology; variation; language acquisition

Chapter.  10834 words. 

Subjects: Phonetics and Phonology

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