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Discourse and Pragmatic Markers from Latin to the Romance Languages

Discourse and Pragmatic Markers from Latin to the Romance Languages

Chiara Ghezzi and Piera Molinelli (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199681600
eISBN:
9780191761430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681600.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Historical Linguistics

This volume investigates the role of some functional units—discourse and pragmatic markers—complementing theoretical chapters with case studies. These markers are used by speakers to index discourse ... More

From Whorf to MontagueExplorations in the Theory of Language

From Whorf to Montague: Explorations in the Theory of Language

Pieter A. M. Seuren

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682195
eISBN:
9780191764929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682195.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book offers a critical view of a gamut of approaches to natural language, ranging from Whorfianism, via Relativism, both widespread in anthropological linguistics, to logic-based Possible World ... More

Participles in Rigvedic SanskritThe Syntax and Semantics of Adjectival Verb Forms

Participles in Rigvedic Sanskrit: The Syntax and Semantics of Adjectival Verb Forms

John J. Lowe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198701361
eISBN:
9780191770630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701361.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book examines the syntax and semantics of tense-aspect stem participles in the Ṛgveda. The Ṛgveda is an ancient collection of sacred Indian hymns, written in the Vedic Sanskrit language, and is ... More

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