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Volume 45, Issue 3-4

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Overgeneralization and change: The role of acquisition in diachrony

Marit Westergaard
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  • Department of Language and Culture, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø N-9037, Norway
  • Department of Language and Literature, NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
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Published Online: 2019-11-30 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/tl-2019-0014

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Published Online: 2019-11-30

Published in Print: 2019-12-18


Citation Information: Theoretical Linguistics, Volume 45, Issue 3-4, Pages 225–231, ISSN (Online) 1613-4060, ISSN (Print) 0301-4428, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/tl-2019-0014.

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