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Offline Daniel

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Monkey morphology and dialects
« on: December 23, 2014, 11:51:26 PM »
This article is fascinating:
http://doi.org/10.1007/s10988-014-9155-7

The abstract is worth a read, though the article itself is very technical. But I like seeing a technical analysis like that of something other than Human Language.

Of course I have to admit my favorite part is the following sentence :D
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a1. Eagle shrieks
(i) hhhk
(ii) hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhWhhhh WWhHWhhWWhWhhWhWhWWwhWWWwWhhKhKKKWKWKKKh hKWWKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK

But (fortunately? unfortunately?) those are just abbreviations:
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Abbreviations
boom = b, krak = k, krak-oo = K, hok = h, hok-oo = H, wak = w, wak-oo = W
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