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  • Dimensions of ergativity in Inuit : theory and microvariation 

    Yuan, Michelle,Ph. D.Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    This thesis investigates microvariation in the ergative system of the Inuit dialect continuum, as a window into the theoretical status of ergative alignment, argument licensing, and Agree. The empirical focus of this thesis ...
  • Modular interactions in phonology 

    Rasin, Ezer. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    This thesis makes two separate claims about the architecture of phonology: (1) The computation of stress takes place in a distinct cognitive module from segmental phonology. This module is informationally encapsulated from ...
  • Peskotomuhkati latuwewakon (Passamaquoddy language) 

    Lewey, Newell (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    Over the decades, Passamaquoddy has been taught in many ways and many forms. Some have tried using object identification and word(s) learning while others have tried teaching writing and reading via a phonetic form of ...

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