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By Philip W. Davis

The papers during this quantity have been offered on the 5th Biennial Symposium of the dep. of Linguistics, Rice collage, March 1993. The individuals have been requested to pay attention extensive and in a self-reflective method upon a few diversity of information. The rationale was once multifold. the 1st function was once descriptive. It used to be anticipated that the contributors could perform their job in a retrospective means, exemplifying and development upon their past paintings, however it used to be additionally anticipated that they'd start to show the configuration of a few sector in a extra accomplished photo of language. the purpose used to be to take (at least) one substantial step within the depiction of what we expect language will finally be like. The contributions have been either particular and generalizing, with concentration as a lot upon technique as upon hypotheses approximately language. In studying descriptive perform, we persisted to pay attention upon concerns which involved us all, and while we attempted to strengthen the discourse through the result of such description. We was hoping that complicated and recalcitrant information could make our personal perform clearer to us and that it can additionally coach us within the refinement of our conceptions of language.

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2 A second dimension to the difference between ag- and -urn- seems to be 'spontaneity'. place I] 'I'll shelter myself in a safe place' 2 There are two kinds of reduplicative patterns represented here, one that produces ka-kanta from kanta, and another that produces kan-kanta. Both are productive in this variety of Ilokano. Cf. Davis (1993) for a discussion of the contrast. 48 PHILIP W. six] 'I'm coming home at six' S=um=angpét ak ti baláy-ku alaséys 'I'm coming home at six' In (5a), John may have planned to attend a convention in New York City; and before leaving home, he decided to extend the trip to include Toronto since he knew that he would be close.

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