Comments on Jacques Guy's 'Lexicostatistics as Chess'

Paul Black

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    As chess is to warfare, lexicostatistics is not an attempt to represent all details of language change, but rather only lexical replacement. Unlike chess lexicostatistics is statistical rather than deterministic.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)77-79
    Number of pages3
    JournalAustralian Journal of Linguistics
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2007


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