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The History of Negation in the Languages of Europe and the MediterraneanVolume II: Patterns and Processes

The History of Negation in the Languages of Europe and the Mediterranean: Volume II: Patterns and Processes

Anne Breitbarth, Christopher Lucas, and David Willis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199602544
eISBN:
9780191810947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199602544.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The book constitutes the second volume of the two-volume work The history of negation in the languages of Europe and the Mediterranean. While the first volume united a rich collection of ten case ... More

NiueanPredicates and Arguments in an Isolating Language

Niuean: Predicates and Arguments in an Isolating Language

Diane Massam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198793557
eISBN:
9780191835339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793557.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

This book presents a detailed descriptive and theoretical examination of predicate-argument structure in Niuean, a Polynesian language within the Oceanic branch of the Austronesian family, spoken ... More

The Roots of Verbal Meaning

The Roots of Verbal Meaning

John Beavers and Andrew Koontz-Garboden

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198855781
eISBN:
9780191889417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855781.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book explores possible and impossible word meanings, with a specific focus on the meanings of verbs. It adopts the now common view that verb meanings consist at least partly of an event ... More

The Struggle for a Multilingual FutureYouth and Education in Sri Lanka

The Struggle for a Multilingual Future: Youth and Education in Sri Lanka

Christina P. Davis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190947484
eISBN:
9780190947514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947484.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The Struggle for a Multilingual Future examines the tension between the ethnic conflict and multilingual education policy in the linguistic and social practices of Sri Lankan Tamil and Muslim girls ... More

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