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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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The Structural Language Network

Angela D. Friederici and Noam Chomsky.

in Language in Our Brain

December 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Historical and Diachronic Linguistics. 7992 words.

An adequate description of the neural basis of language processing must consider the entire network both with respect to its structural white matter connections and the functional...

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Middle English Verbs of Emotion and Impersonal Constructions

Ayumi Miura.

December 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Linguistics; Historical and Diachronic Linguistics. 312 pages.

Impersonal constructions in the history of English form a puzzling category, in that there has been uncertainty as to why some verbs are attested in such constructions while others are not,...

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Elyot's Achievement as a Lexicographer

Gabriele Stein.

in Sir Thomas Elyot as Lexicographer

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Historical and Diachronic Linguistics; Lexicography. 13519 words.

The chapter examines Elyot’s contribution to the English lexicon. The framework is the OED Online’s list of the most frequently quoted authors in the OED. The OED data bases allow us to...

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Towards OED3: 1989–

Peter Gilliver.

in The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

August 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Lexicography; Historical and Diachronic Linguistics. 18313 words.

This chapter describes the progress of the OED project since the publication of OED2, down to the retirement of John Simpson as Chief Editor in 2013. The 1990s saw the publication of three null...

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The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

Peter Gilliver.

August 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Lexicography; Historical and Diachronic Linguistics. 656 pages.

This book tells the history of the Oxford English Dictionary from its beginnings in the middle of the nineteenth century to the present. It explores the cultural background from which the...

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Sir Thomas Elyot as Lexicographer

Gabriele Stein.

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Historical and Diachronic Linguistics; Lexicography. 448 pages.

This book is a study of Sir Thomas Elyot’s contribution to lexicography and the English lexicon in the Renaissance. In a period when Latin was the universal language in European culture,...

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Diachronic interpretations of word order parameter cohesion

John Whitman and Yohei Ono.

in Micro-change and Macro-change in Diachronic Syntax

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Historical and Diachronic Linguistics; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 7009 words.

This chapter uses statistical tools to investigate the interrelationship between typological features in the World Atlas of Language Structures Online (Dryer and Haspelmath 2013) in the WALSnull...

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Grammaticalization and explanation

Marianne Mithun.

in The Oxford Handbook of Grammaticalization

October 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Historical and Diachronic Linguistics; Grammar, Syntax and Morphology. 5507 words.

This article examines the relevance of grammaticalisation for explaining the kinds of structures which occur in languages and why. It focuses on the Navajo language, a language notorious...

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