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Synthetism and analytism in the Celtic languages: applying some newer typological indicators based on rank-frequency statistics

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Synthetism and analytism in the Celtic languages : applying some newer typological indicators based on rank-frequency statistics. / Wilson, Andrew; Knight, Róisín.

2015. 239-240 Abstract from Corpus Linguistics 2015, Lancaster, United Kingdom.

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title = "Synthetism and analytism in the Celtic languages: applying some newer typological indicators based on rank-frequency statistics",
abstract = "This study applies some newer quantitative typological indicators to elucidate relationships and evolution within the Celtic language family. These indicators are distinctive from earlier typological indicators in that they require no morphosyntactic analysis but rely purely on rank-frequency or type-token statistics. Descriptively, the work extends the typological analysis of Tristram (2009) on Celtic, which excluded three of the languages (Manx, Cornish, and Scottish Gaelic).",
keywords = "Quantitative linguistics, Celtic, Typology",
author = "Andrew Wilson and R{\'o}is{\'i}n Knight",
year = "2015",
language = "English",
pages = "239--240",
note = "Corpus Linguistics 2015 ; Conference date: 20-07-2015",

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TY - CONF

T1 - Synthetism and analytism in the Celtic languages

T2 - Corpus Linguistics 2015

AU - Wilson, Andrew

AU - Knight, Róisín

PY - 2015

Y1 - 2015

N2 - This study applies some newer quantitative typological indicators to elucidate relationships and evolution within the Celtic language family. These indicators are distinctive from earlier typological indicators in that they require no morphosyntactic analysis but rely purely on rank-frequency or type-token statistics. Descriptively, the work extends the typological analysis of Tristram (2009) on Celtic, which excluded three of the languages (Manx, Cornish, and Scottish Gaelic).

AB - This study applies some newer quantitative typological indicators to elucidate relationships and evolution within the Celtic language family. These indicators are distinctive from earlier typological indicators in that they require no morphosyntactic analysis but rely purely on rank-frequency or type-token statistics. Descriptively, the work extends the typological analysis of Tristram (2009) on Celtic, which excluded three of the languages (Manx, Cornish, and Scottish Gaelic).

KW - Quantitative linguistics

KW - Celtic

KW - Typology

M3 - Abstract

SP - 239

EP - 240

Y2 - 20 July 2015

ER -