Diachronic evidence for a dual-mechanism approach to inflection

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (6):1023-1024 (1999)
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The received view in historical linguistics is that there is always an inverse relation between token frequency and likelihood of analogical change. I have found evidence, however, of a sharp difference in frequency effects between regularization and nonregularizing analogical change. I argue that this difference can easily be accounted for by dual-mechanism models of inflection but is very problematic for pure associative-memory models.
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DOI 10.1017/S0140525X99322226
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