Grammar, syntax books

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Cambridge Approaches to Language Contact: The Emergence of Hybrid Grammars: Language Contact and Change

Cambridge Approaches to Language Contact: The Emergence...

Author: Enoch Olade Aboh
ISBN: 9780521150224
Format: Paperback
$67.25

Based on a detailed study of creole languages, this book contributes to the debate on language acquisition and change...  Read More >>

Cambridge Studies in Linguistics: Inflectional Defectiveness

Cambridge Studies in Linguistics: Inflectional Defectiveness...

Author: Andrea D. Sims (Ohio State University)
ISBN: 9781107623712
Format: Paperback
$62.07

An innovative investigation of 'missing' grammatical forms and their significance for linguistic theory. This accessible...  Read More >>

Cambridge Studies in Linguistics: Universal Semantic Syntax: A Semiotactic Approach

Cambridge Studies in Linguistics: Universal Semantic...

Author: Egbert Fortuin (Universiteit Leiden) ,  Hetty Geerdink-Verkoren (Universiteit Leiden)
ISBN: 9781108476805
Format: Hardback
$219.94

Syntactic theory has been dominated in the last decades by theories that disregard semantics in their approach to...  Read More >>

The Grammar of Chinese Characters: Productive Knowledge of Formal Patterns in an Orthograhic System

The Grammar of Chinese Characters: Productive Knowledge...

Author: James Myers (National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan)
ISBN: 9781138290815
Format: Hardback
$221.00

Anybody who reads or writes Chinese characters knows that they obey a grammar of sorts: though numerous, they are...  Read More >>

Studies in English Language: English Comparative Correlatives: Diachronic and Synchronic Variation at the Lexicon-Syntax Interface

Studies in English Language: English Comparative Correlatives:...

Author: Thomas Hoffmann
ISBN: 9781108477215
Format: Hardback
$219.94

Investigates the change and evolution of a fascinating English construction - comparative correlatives (e.g. the...  Read More >>

Prosodic Syntax in Chinese

Prosodic Syntax in Chinese

Author: Lu Shengli (Professor of Chinese linguistics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.)
ISBN: 9780367140120
Format: Hardback
$546.00

In THE TWO VOLUMES of Prosodic Syntax in Chinese, the author develops a new model which proposes that the interaction...  Read More >>

Prosodic Syntax in Chinese: History and Changes

Prosodic Syntax in Chinese: History and Changes

Author: Feng Shengli (Professor of Chinese linguistics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.)
ISBN: 9781138578920
Format: Hardback
$273.00

In the two volumes of Prosodic Syntax in Chinese, the author develops a new model, which proposes that the interaction...  Read More >>

Prosodic Syntax in Chinese: Theory and Facts

Prosodic Syntax in Chinese: Theory and Facts

Author: Feng Shengli (Professor of Chinese linguistics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.)
ISBN: 9781138578913
Format: Hardback
$273.00

In the two volumes of Prosodic Syntax in Chinese, the author develops a new model, which proposes that the interaction...  Read More >>

Questions of Syntax

Questions of Syntax

Author: Richard S. Kayne (Silver Professor of Linguistics, New York University)
ISBN: 9780190863593
Format: Paperback
$72.91

There are far more syntactically distinct languages than we might have thought. Yet there are far fewer than there...  Read More >>

Categoriality in Language Change: The Case of the English Gerund

Categoriality in Language Change: The Case of the English...

Author: Lauren Fonteyn (Assistant Professor in English Language, University of Leiden)
ISBN: 9780190917579
Format: Hardback
$182.46

Revision of author's thesis (doctoral)--Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven, 2016.  Read More >>

The Linker in the Khoisan Languages

The Linker in the Khoisan Languages

Author: Chris Collins (Professor of Linguistics, New York University)
ISBN: 9780190921378
Format: Paperback
$99.95

The linker introduces ( links ) a variety of expressions into the verb phrase, including locatives; the second object...  Read More >>

The Linker in the Khoisan Languages

The Linker in the Khoisan Languages

Author: Chris Collins (Professor of Linguistics, New York University)
ISBN: 9780190921361
Format: Hardback
$192.95

The linker introduces ( links ) a variety of expressions into the verb phrase, including locatives; the second object...  Read More >>

Basque and Romance: Aligning Grammars

Basque and Romance: Aligning Grammars

Author: Ane Berro ,  Fernandez Beatriz
ISBN: 9789004395381
Format: Hardback
$173.70

Aligning Grammars: Basque and Romance offers a theoretically-informed in-depth description of several linguistic...  Read More >>

Focus Manifestation in Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese: A Comparative Perspective

Focus Manifestation in Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese:...

Author: Peppina Po-lun Lee
ISBN: 9781138568112
Format: Hardback
$242.00

One prominent function of natural language is to convey information. One peculiarity is that it does not do so randomly,...  Read More >>

The Routledge Handbook of Phonetics

The Routledge Handbook of Phonetics

Author: William F. Katz (University of Texas at Dallas, USA) ,  Peter F. Assmann (University of Texas at Dallas, USA)
ISBN: 9781138648333
Format: Hardback
$368.00

This new Handbook, with contributions from leaders in the field, integrates, within a single volume, an historical...  Read More >>

Constraint-Based Syntax and Semantics - Papers in Honor of Daniele Godard

Constraint-Based Syntax and Semantics - Papers in Honor...

Author: Anne Abeille ,  Olivier Bonami
ISBN: 9781684000463
Format: Paperback
$40.14

Papers presented at the 4th European HPSG symposium.  Read More >>

Typology of Pluractional Constructions in the Languages of the World

Typology of Pluractional Constructions in the Languages...

Author: Simone Mattiola (University of Bologna)
ISBN: 9789027203137
Format: Hardback
$217.50

The aim of this book is to give the first large-scale typological investigation of pluractionality in the languages...  Read More >>

Prosodic Patterns in English Conversation

Prosodic Patterns in English Conversation

Author: Nigel G. Ward (University of Texas, El Paso)
ISBN: 9781316633618
Format: Paperback
$59.49

A comprehensive resource that catalogues the most common and useful prosodic patterns in English, explaining how...  Read More >>

Prosodic Patterns in English Conversation

Prosodic Patterns in English Conversation

Author: Nigel G. Ward (University of Texas, El Paso)
ISBN: 9781107181069
Format: Hardback
$181.10

A comprehensive resource that catalogues the most common and useful prosodic patterns in English, explaining how...  Read More >>

Valency in Verbs and Verb-Related Structures

Valency in Verbs and Verb-Related Structures

Author: Anna Malicka-Kleparska ,  Maria Bloch-Trojnar
ISBN: 9783631777121
Format: Hardback
$99.19

The volume deals with valency phenomena in verbs and complex deverbal lexical structures (nominalizations, adjectivizations...  Read More >>

Russian Function Words: Meanings and Use: Conjunctions, Interjections, Parenthetical Words, Particles, and Prepositions

Russian Function Words: Meanings and Use: Conjunctions,...

Author: Marina Rojavin (Bryn Mawr College, USA) ,  Alexander Rojavin (Temple University, USA)
ISBN: 9780367086909
Format: Hardback
$231.00

Russian Function Words: Meanings and Use is a collection of 463 prepositions, conjunctions, particles, interjections,...  Read More >>

Interfaces in Grammar

Interfaces in Grammar

Author: Jianhua Hu (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences) ,  Haihua Pan (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
ISBN: 9789027202482
Format: Hardback
$230.63

This volume is an important contribution to the theoretical and empirical study of the interactions of grammatical...  Read More >>

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