## Introduction to the mathematics of language study |

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Isomorphism Homomorphism Distance and | 70 |

Language and Emic Systems | 108 |

Production Grammars | 154 |

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alveolar applied arbitrary assigned axa2 belong bilabial Boolean algebra catac Chapter comma complementary distribution congruence relation consider construct contains context-free contrastive pair Corollary corresponding counterdomain defined definition derivation discussed domain elements emic English consonants equivalence relation etic system Example Exercise f-matrices feature-injective finite set fricative given glottal graph Hasse diagram homomorphism implies induce isomorphism lattice left bracket Lemma lexical linguistic M-system mathematics matrix grammar nasal natural numbers nodes notation number names obtain one-to-one function opposition parsing tree partially ordered phoneme phonology plane-rooted tree procedure production grammars pronouns Proof propositions prove reader real numbers regular grammar regular language right regular rules satisfies semivowel sentences stop string structural descriptions subset Suppose symbols synonymy system Table Theorem transformational grammar true Type 1 grammar velar vertices voiced voiceless vowel W(VN well-formed labelled bracketing