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Volume 44, Issue 1-2


Typical and atypical type-shifts in animacy

Helen de Hoop
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Published Online: 2018-05-23 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/tl-2018-0011


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Published Online: 2018-05-23

Published in Print: 2018-05-25

Citation Information: Theoretical Linguistics, Volume 44, Issue 1-2, Pages 113–122, ISSN (Online) 1613-4060, ISSN (Print) 0301-4428, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/tl-2018-0011.

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