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LING 100: The Noun

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Scholarly Grammars

Linguists often use scholarly "Grammars" to find descriptions of how specific languages function. There's no perfect way to find the library's entire collection of scholarly grammars, so you'll want to work with your professor and with Iris to identify a good one for your purposes. However, searching for your language name and "grammars" as a Subject will get you started. In the example search below, I've also narrowed it down to some of the key scholarly publishers.

Descriptivism & Prescriptivism

Where you start will really depend on the question you're investigating. Here are some places to get your feet wet. Watch for the names of key linguists!

Here are some Catalyst Subject searches to try

Noun Phrase Structure

Here is an example Catalyst Subject search to try

Topic-specific resources

Noun Phrase Morphology

Here is an example Catalyst Subject search to try

Topic-specific Resources

Invent your own language

Here are example Catalyst Subject searches to try