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Professor Paul Kiparsky FBA

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About this Fellow

Phonology, morphology, historical linguistics, metrics, and the Sanskrit grammatical tradition. The relation between word structure and sentence structure, and the principles governing language change.

Website: http://www.stanford.edu/~kiparsky/

Appointments

Current post

  • Robert M and Anne T Bass Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University

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