Lexico-Statistical Skewing from Dialect Borrowing

Statement of Responsibility:
Gudschinsky, Sarah C
Date:
1955
Part Of Series:
International Journal of American Linguistics, 21(2)
Extent:
pages 138-49
Description:
A description of a technique for discussing degrees of lexical relationship between various language variants. The technique is based on earlier lexico-statistical techniques and is applied to data from several Mazatec variants to correct for skewing that occurs in traditional diachronic comparisons as a result of lexical borrowing.
Publication Status:
Published
Country:
Mexico
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Work Type:
Subject:
Lexicostatistics
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Entry Number:
4844