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    • Making choices in Russian: pros and cons of statistical methods for rival forms 

      Baayen, R. Harald; Endresen, Anna; Janda, Laura Alexis; Makarova, Anastasia; Nesset, Tore (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Sometimes languages present speakers with choices among rival forms, such as the Russian forms ostrič’ vs. obstrič’ ‘cut hair’ and proniknuv vs. pronikši ‘having penetrated’. The choice of a given form is often influenced by various considerations involving the meaning and the environment (syntax, morphology, phonology). Understanding the behavior of rival forms is crucial to understanding the ...