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Phonological Cores and Average Regularities

Some thinking out loud on the formalization of comparative and historical phonology. As in most work I’ve seen on the topic, I presume that an etymological corpus of word comparisons has already been given, additionally also aligned segmentwise. [1] The


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Linkday #3: Phylonetworks Dot Blogspot

A blog discovery today, that I however find a bit too tangentially related to add to my main histling blogroll: The Genealogical World of Phylogenetic Networks. They mostly discuss phylogenetics in general, with most examples drawn from biology — but

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Inheritance in Phonology

It occurred to me that there’s one concept I have never seen anyone else define or use, although I’ve been working with it in my own research for a while now: that of an inheritance phoneme. This is in effect

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