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Markedness
(2,124 words)

This entry summarizes the concept of ‘markedness’ originally postulated for the new science of phonology, first discussed by Count Nikolai Trubetzkoy (1931a; 1931b; 1939) and Roman Jakobson (1929; 1931a; 1931b; 1936) of the Prague School at the International Congress of Linguistics in the Hague in 1928. The theoretical and methodological implications of phonology and markedness have become the subject of a vast literature (Vachek 1964; Waugh 1976; Sangster 1982; Viel 1984; Liberman 2001; Tobin 2…

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Tobin, Yishai, “Markedness”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 26 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000849>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423



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