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Language and German DisunityA Sociolinguistic History of East and West in Germany, 1945-2000

Language and German Disunity: A Sociolinguistic History of East and West in Germany, 1945-2000

Patrick Stevenson

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299707
eISBN:
9780191708053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299707.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book investigates the history of national disunity in Germany since the end of the Second World War from a linguistic perspective: what was the role of language in the ideological conflicts of ... More

Serial Verbs in OceanicA Descriptive Typology

Serial Verbs in Oceanic: A Descriptive Typology

Terry Crowley

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198241355
eISBN:
9780191712050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198241355.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Language Families

This book describes the diversity of serial verb constructions within Oceanic languages and constitutes a full account of this unusual linguistic phenomenon. Serial verb constructions are sequences ... More

At the Syntax-Pragmatics InterfaceVerbal Underspecification and Concept Formation in Dynamic Syntax

At the Syntax-Pragmatics Interface: Verbal Underspecification and Concept Formation in Dynamic Syntax

Lutz Marten

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250639
eISBN:
9780191719479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250639.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This book develops a new analysis of the interpretation of verb phrases and VP adjunction by arguing that the lexical subcategorization information of verbs is systematically underspecified and is ... More

Contact LinguisticsBilingual Encounters and Grammatical Outcomes

Contact Linguistics: Bilingual Encounters and Grammatical Outcomes

Carol Myers-Scotton

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299530
eISBN:
9780191708107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299530.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Contact Linguistics is a critical investigation of grammatical structures when bilingual speakers use their two or more languages in the same clause. Myers-Scotton examines major contact ... More

The Noun Phrase

The Noun Phrase

Jan Rijkhoff

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198237822
eISBN:
9780191706776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198237822.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book investigates noun phrases in a representative sample of the world's 6,000 or so languages and proposes a semantic model to describe their underlying structure in any natural language. It ... More

Syntactic Effects of Morphological Change

Syntactic Effects of Morphological Change

David W. Lightfoot (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250691
eISBN:
9780191719455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250691.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book explores a central aspect of language change: the nature and degree to which changes in morphology (inflectional word endings, for example) cause changes in syntax (for example, in word ... More

Foundations of LanguageBrain, Meaning, Grammar, Evolution

Foundations of Language: Brain, Meaning, Grammar, Evolution

Ray Jackendoff

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198270126
eISBN:
9780191713255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270126.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book surveys the last thirty-five years of research in generative linguistics and related fields and offers a new understanding of how language, the brain, and perception intermesh. The book ... More

Radical Construction GrammarSyntactic Theory in Typological Perspective

Radical Construction Grammar: Syntactic Theory in Typological Perspective

William Croft

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198299554
eISBN:
9780191708091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299554.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book presents a profound critique of syntactic theory and syntactic argumentation. Recent syntactic theories are essentially formal models for the representation of grammatical knowledge. These ... More

Indefinite Pronouns

Indefinite Pronouns

Martin Haspelmath

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198235606
eISBN:
9780191851971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198235606.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

Most of the world's languages have indefinite pronouns, that is, expressions such as someone, anything, and nowhere. This book presents an encyclopaedic investigation of indefinite pronouns in the ... More

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