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  • n. A proponent of generative grammar or generative semantics

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  • In [[generative grammar | generativist theory]], the collection of fundamental properties all languages share are referred to as [[universal grammar]] (UG).

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  • This has worked on the assumption that if human linguistic ability is narrowly constrained by human biology, then all languages must share certain fundamental properties. generativist theory, the collection of fundamental properties all languages share are referred to as universal grammar (UG).

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  • Other linguists working in [[Optimality Theory]] state generalizations in terms of violable constraints that interact with each other, and abandon the traditional rule-based formalism first pioneered by early work in generativist linguistics.

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  • Typologists and non-generativist linguists usually refer simply to Similarities between languages can have a number of different origins.

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  • In the 1970s and 1980s, a new school of thought known as cognitive linguistics emerged as a reaction to generativist theory.

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  • During the last half of the twentieth century, following the work of [[Noam Chomsky]], linguistics was dominated by the [[Generative grammar | generativist school]].

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  • During the last half of the twentieth century, following the work of generativist school.

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  • [[Linguistic typology | Typologists]] and non-generativist linguists usually refer simply to [[linguistic universal | language universals]], or '' universals of language ''.

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  • [22] In contrast to the generativist school of linguistics, cognitive linguistics is non-modularist and functionalist in character.

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  • Optimality Theory state generalizations in terms of violable constraints that interact with each other, and abandon the traditional rule-based formalism first pioneered by early work in generativist linguistics.

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