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  • Language Change and Functional Explanations

    Language Change and Functional Explanations

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110149135

    TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks, as well as studies that provide new insigh…

  • African Arabic: Approaches to Dialectology

    African Arabic: Approaches to Dialectology

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110292329

    This present book studies from a dialectological perspective various African Arabic varieties, such as Maghreb Arabic, Bongor Arabic, Juba Arabic and Logori Arabic. On the one hand, different specific linguistic aspects related to phonetics and phon…

  • Clause Linkage in Cross-Linguistic Perspective

    Clause Linkage in Cross-Linguistic Perspective

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110276466

    The volume is a collection of thirteen papers given at the "Third Syntax of the World's Languages" conference, complemented with four additional papers as well as an introduction by the editors. All contributions deal with clause combining, focusing…

  • Coherence Theory

    Coherence Theory
    av Jens Noergard-Soerensen

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110129113

    TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks, as well as studies that provide new insigh…

  • Productivity in Argument Selection

    Productivity in Argument Selection
    av Amir Zeldes

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110300796

    This book centers on the idea that some verbs and other argument structure constructions have an inherently different propensity to realize lexically unfamiliar arguments, independently of lexical semantic meaning. This notion is explored both quali…

  • The Welsh Answering System

    The Welsh Answering System
    av Bob Morris Jones

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110164503

    TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks, as well as studies that provide new insigh…

  • Tone and Inflection

    Tone and Inflection

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110450026

    Tone is about melody and meaning, inflection is about grammar, and this book is about a bit of both. The contributions to this volume study possible and sometimes complex ways in which the tones of a language engage in the expression of grammatical…

  • On Languages and Language

    On Languages and Language

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110132571

    TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks, as well as studies that provide new insigh…

  • Language and Memory

    Language and Memory

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110189773

    This volume presents an entirely new, expanded cognitive view of language by examining linguistic structure and its use in communication from the point of view of memory, thus providing a novel way of analysing language. The fourteen chapters, autho…

  • Syntactic Change

    Syntactic Change
    av Jan T. Faarlund

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110126518

    TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks, as well as studies that provide new insigh…

  • Grammar Without Grammaticality

    Grammar Without Grammaticality
    av Geoffrey Sampson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110289770

    Linguists have standardly assumed that grammar is about identifying all and only the 'good' sentences of a language, which implies that there must be other, 'bad' sentences- but in practice most linguists know that it is hard to pin those down. The…

  • Multidisciplinary Approaches to Language Production

    Multidisciplinary Approaches to Language Production

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110178401

    This volume comprises contributions from different disciplines (cognitive psychology, linguistics, computer science, neuroscience) concerned with the generation of natural speech. It summarizes the outcome of a six-year long priority program funded…

  • On Interpreting Construction Schemas

    On Interpreting Construction Schemas

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110198652

    This volume addresses the constructional variability with transitive and causative verbs from the point of view of their respective action and motion patterns. Drawing on the theoretical advances registered in cognitive approaches to language (Cogni…

  • Numeral Types and Changes Worldwide

    Numeral Types and Changes Worldwide

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110161137

    TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks, as well as studies that provide new insigh…

  • Lesser-Known Languages of South Asia

    Lesser-Known Languages of South Asia

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110189766

    The increasing globalization and centralization in the world is threatening the existence of a large number of smaller languages. In South Asia some locally dominant languages (e.g., Hindi, Urdu, Nepali) are gaining ground beside English at the expe…

  • Salience

    Salience

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110240726

    The volume addresses the role of salience in discourse and provides broad coverage of various perspectives on and functions of discourse salience. The range of multidisciplinary approaches adopted in the volume differ with regard to the underlying t…

  • Tense and Aspect in Informal Welsh

    Tense and Aspect in Informal Welsh
    av Bob Morris Jones

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110227963

    Thebook provides a descriptive account of the semantics of three grammatical areas in informal Welsh: inflections of finite verbs, perfect aspect, and progressive aspect. The analyses distinguish context-independent primary meanings from other meani…

  • Positions and Interpretations

    Positions and Interpretations
    av Martin Schafer

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110276442

    The structural and semantic properties of adverbials represent a still poorly understood area of sentential syntax and semantics in Germanic languages. In particular, it is an open question which different adverbial usages need to be distinguished,…

  • Positions and Interpretations

    Positions and Interpretations
    av Martin Schafer

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110485363

    The structural and semantic properties of adverbials represent a still poorly understood area of sentential syntax and semantics in Germanic languages. In particular, it is an open question which different adverbial usages need to be distinguished,…

  • Constituent Syntax: Adverbial Phrases, Adverbs, Mood, Tense

    Constituent Syntax: Adverbial Phrases, Adverbs, Mood, Tense

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110205633

    New Perspectives on Historical Latin Syntax: Constituent Syntax (Adverbial Phrases, Adverbs, Mood, Tense) is the second of four volumes dealing with the long-term evolution of Latin syntax, roughly from the 4th century BCE up to the 6th century CE.…

  • Modularity in Language

    Modularity in Language
    av Etsuyo Yuasa

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110183092

    In Modularity in Language, Etsuyo Yuasa investigates exceptions and idiosyncrasies in various complex clauses in Japanese and English within the framework of multi-modular approaches to grammar. She proposes original analyses of various complex clau…

  • Linguistic Reconstruction and Typology

    Linguistic Reconstruction and Typology

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110149050

    TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks, as well as studies that provide new insigh…

  • Modality and Theory of Mind Elements across Languages

    Modality and Theory of Mind Elements across Languages

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110270198

    Modality is the way a speaker modifies her declaratives and other speech acts to optimally assess the common ground of knowledge and belief of the addressee with the aim to optimally achieve understanding and an assessment of relevant information ex…

  • The Power of Analogy

    The Power of Analogy
    av Dieter Wanner

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110188738

    In The Power of Anology, Dieter Wanner argues for reinstating historical linguistics, especially in (morpho-)syntax, as constitutive of any theoretical account of language. In the first part, he provides a critique of some foundational concepts of a…

  • Numeral Classifiers in Chinese

    Numeral Classifiers in Chinese
    av XuPing Li

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110287639

    This book studies the syntax and semantics of numeral classifiers in Mandarin and other Chinese languages. It explores how Chinese classifiers are semantically interpreted in syntactic contexts and how semantic functions of classifiers are realized…

  • Language Documentation and Revitalization in Latin American Contexts

    Language Documentation and Revitalization in Latin American Contexts

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110438079

    TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks, as well as studies that provide new insigh…

  • Semantic Role Universals and Argument Linking

    Semantic Role Universals and Argument Linking

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110186024

    The concept of semantic roles has been central to linguistic theory for many decades. More specifically, the assumption of such representations as mediators in the correspondence between a linguistic form and its associated meaning has helped to add…

  • Functional Approaches to Language

    Functional Approaches to Language

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110285215

    Functionalism, as characterized by Allen, (2007:254) "holds that linguistic structures can only be understood and explained with reference to the semantic and communicative functions of language, whose primary function is to be a vehicle for social…

  • Relative Tense and Aspectual Values in Tibetan Languages

    Relative Tense and Aspectual Values in Tibetan Languages
    av Bettina Zeisler

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110178685

    This study presents a comparative approach to a universal theory of TENSE, ASPECT and MOOD, combining the methods of comparative and historical linguistics, fieldwork, text linguistics, and philology. The parts of the book discuss and describe (i) t…

  • Medieval Dialectology

    Medieval Dialectology

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110139518

    TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks, as well as studies that provide new insigh…

  • Linguistics of Vietnamese

    Linguistics of Vietnamese

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110289220

    The present collection of articles grew out of a workshop on Vietnamese linguistics in 2009 at the University of Stuttgart, Germany. To our knowledge, no workshop with a comparable scope has been held outside of Vietnam for the past 20 years, or eve…

  • Agreement from a Diachronic Perspective

    Agreement from a Diachronic Perspective

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110373349

    The contents of the present volume will enhance our understanding of the diachrony of agreement systems and provide a useful starting point for future studies on this both fascinating and intricate field of research.

  • Catching Language

    Catching Language

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110186031

    Descriptive grammars are our main vehicle for documenting and analysing the linguistic structure of the world's 6,000 languages. They bring together, in one place, a coherent treatment of how the whole language works, and therefore form the primary…

  • Politeness in Language

    Politeness in Language

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110131840

    This collection of 13 original papers focuses on the phenomenon of politeness in language. It presents the most important problems in developing a theory of linguistic politeness, which must deal with the crucial differences between lay notions of p…

  • Doing Pragmatics Interculturally

    Doing Pragmatics Interculturally

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110543841

    Intercultural Pragmatics is a large and diverse field encompassing a wide range of approaches, methods, and theories. This volume draws scholars together from a broad range of cognitive, philosophical, and sociopragmatic perspectives on language use…

  • Doing Pragmatics Interculturally

    Doing Pragmatics Interculturally

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110656206

    Intercultural Pragmatics is a large and diverse field encompassing a wide range of approaches, methods, and theories. This volume draws scholars together from a broad range of cognitive, philosophical, and sociopragmatic perspectives on language use…

  • Productivity and Creativity

    Productivity and Creativity

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110162172

    TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks, as well as studies that provide new insigh…

  • Topics in Oceanic Morphosyntax

    Topics in Oceanic Morphosyntax

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110259896

    This monograph is a collection of selected papers on Oceanic languages. For the first time, aspects of the morphology and syntax of Oceanic languages such as the encoding of sentence types, the structure of the noun phrase, noun incorporation, const…

  • Contrastive Linguistics

    Contrastive Linguistics

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789027932600

    TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks, as well as studies that provide new insigh…

  • The Elements of Mathematical Semantics

    The Elements of Mathematical Semantics
    av Maurice V. Aldridge

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110129571

    TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks, as well as studies that provide new insigh…

  • Methods in Contemporary Linguistics

    Methods in Contemporary Linguistics

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110284669

    The present volume is a broad overview of methods and methodologies in linguistics, illustrated with examples from concrete research. It collects insights gained from a broad range of linguistic sub-disciplines, ranging from core disciplines to topi…

  • Dialectology as Dialectic

    Dialectology as Dialectic
    av Jamin R. Pelkey

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110245844

    Dialectology proper has traditionally focused on the geographic distribution of language variation as an end in itself and has remained relatively segregated from other branches of linguistic and extra-linguistic inquiry. Cross-fertilizing winds hav…

  • Rhythm in Cognition and Grammar

    Rhythm in Cognition and Grammar

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110377927

    The book contains a collection of papers dealing with the question of how rhythm shapes language. Until now, therewas no comprehensive theory that addressed these findings adequately. By bringing together researchers from many different fields, this…

  • Annual Review of South Asian Languages and Linguistics

    Annual Review of South Asian Languages and Linguistics

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110279498

    South Asia is home to a large number of languages and dialects. Although linguists working on this region have made significant contributions to our understanding of language, society, and language in society on a global scale, there is as yet no re…

  • Creole Languages and Language Acquisition

    Creole Languages and Language Acquisition

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110143867

    TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks, as well as studies that provide new insigh…

  • The Grammaticalization of Tense, Aspect, Modality and Evidentiality

    The Grammaticalization of Tense, Aspect, Modality and Evidentiality

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110655674

    This book brings together a series of contributions to the study of grammaticalization of tense, aspect, and modality from a functional perspective. All contributions share the aim to uncover the functional motivations behind the processes of gramma…

  • Greek Interjections

    Greek Interjections
    av Lars Nordgren

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110339369

    Interjections in Ancient Greek have long lacked a comprehensive account, despite their frequent occurrence in major texts. The present study of their semantics and pragmatics, encompassing all items encountered in Greek drama from the 5th century BC…

  • Advances in English Historical Linguistics

    Advances in English Historical Linguistics

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110161519

    TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks, as well as studies that provide new insigh…

  • Analogy, Levelling, Markedness

    Analogy, Levelling, Markedness

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110167504

    TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks, as well as studies that provide new insigh…

  • Language Change

    Language Change

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110156348

    TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks, as well as studies that provide new insigh…

  • On Inflection

    On Inflection

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110186062

    The volume is dedicated to the German linguist Wolfgang Ullrich "Gustav" Wurzel (1940-2001), who has influenced linguistic thought in his work on paradigm-based morphology. All contributors to the volume deal with Wurzel's work and thinking, who in…

  • Linguistics of the Himalayas and Beyond

    Linguistics of the Himalayas and Beyond

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110198287

    The approximately 250 languages of the Tibeto-Burman family are spoken by 65 million speakers in ten different countries including Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Burma and China/Tibet. They are characterized by a fascinating linguistic, historical…