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By Günter / Mondorf, Britta Rohdenburg

the criteria investigated within the quantity comprise the next: phonological impacts (such because the precept of rhythmic alternation and optimum syllable structure), frequency, pervasive semantic and pragmatic points (including iconicity, markedness, grammaticalization and typological tendencies), info constitution, processing complexity and horror aequi (the avoidance of identification effects).

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