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Language as a Sign System
The Definition of Linguistic Units
Genetic Relationship among Languages
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alternatives analysis aspect assigned basic behavior belong borrowing called classification combinations comparative complex considered consisting construction contains contextual class convergence corresponding cultural defined definition distinct element order English equivalence relations evidence example existence explanation fact factors finite function genetic relationship German grammatical guages historical connection Indo-European Indo-European languages infinite number inflectional insertion instances involving irregular isolating language isomorphic length linguistic Malayo-Polynesian languages mathematics method morph morpheme morphological Niger-Congo languages noun nucleus number of elements number of expressions occur one-to-one particular unit perfect square phemes phonemes phonologic possible prefixing problem procedure Proto-Indo-European reconstruction related languages relevant requires restricted class result Richmond Lattimore rules segmentation semantic sequence serial relation sign system similar Sino-Tibetan languages social sound changes sound-meaning resemblances specified stem structure subconstruction subgrouping substitution suffix symbolism T. V. Smith theory tion traditional transformation typological verb vocabulary vowel word boundaries