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Construction as reduction

Johansson, Christer (1996) In Working Papers, Lund University, Dept. of Linguistics 45.
Abstract
The language acquisition process is suggested to be a process of selection and cumulative reduction from the language of more experienced (i.e. older) individuals. The population structure ensures that the approximation of the language learner results in a common language that is stable under normal conditions. Language is described as a ‘stasis’ between constructive and eliminative reduction.
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  abstract     = {The language acquisition process is suggested to be a process of selection and cumulative reduction from the language of more experienced (i.e. older) individuals. The population structure ensures that the approximation of the language learner results in a common language that is stable under normal conditions. Language is described as a ‘stasis’ between constructive and eliminative reduction.},
  author       = {Johansson, Christer},
  language     = {eng},
  series       = {Working Papers, Lund University, Dept. of Linguistics},
  title        = {Construction as reduction},
  volume       = {45},
  year         = {1996},
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