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  • Dependenz und Valenz / Dependency and Valency. 2. Halbbandby

    De Gruyter Mouton 2006; US$ 699.00

    The handbook provides an overview of the current status of research in this field. The second volume begins with a comprehensive description of grammatical phenomena as seen from dependency and valency viewpoints. This is followed by chapters on the application of dependency and valency concepts in computer-based language processing. The remaining... more...

  • Sociolinguistics / Soziolinguistik. Volume 3by

    De Gruyter Mouton 2006; US$ 615.00

    Sociolinguistics (or the sociology of language) has established itself as an academic subject in many countries. The discipline promises to be of benefit in solving practical problems in such areas as language planning and standardization, language teaching and therapy, and language policy. This handbook provides this account. more...

  • Phraseologie / Phraseology. Volume 1by

    De Gruyter Mouton 2007; US$ 503.00

    Phraseology includes the whole area of language phenomena called set phrases, proverbs and fixed expressions and formulaicity in everyday parlance. The Handbook offers a critical view of research on the linguistic properties and uses of formulaicity in various types of discourse as well as in numerous languages, considering research results from the... more...

  • Subject Positions and Interfacesby Joćo Costa

    De Gruyter Mouton 2004; US$ 196.00

    The primary goal of this book is to provide an analysis of the several positions where the subject may surface in European Portuguese. Departing from an architecture of the clause as sketched in early minimalist work, containing two subject-related functional categories above VP (AgrP and TP), it is shown that the subject may surface in all potential... more...

  • Theta Theoryby Martin Haiden

    De Gruyter Mouton 2005; US$ 168.00

    Theta Theory explores the lexicon as an interface in the strict sense, as facilitating the flow of information between cognition and the computational system of language. It argues for the traditional concept of a listed lexicon, where semantic roles are encoded as features of verbs, and against event decomposition. Part one of the book discusses the... more...

  • Modularity in Languageby Etsuyo Yuasa

    De Gruyter Mouton 2005; US$ 182.00

    Modularity in Language is the first systematic study of regularities in idiosyncratic complex clauses in Japanese and English. It establishes a general framework for the investigation of idiosyncrasies and exceptions in grammar in a multi-modular approach to grammar and in the process sheds light on the architecture of grammar. The book is aimed at... more...

  • Advances in the Theory of the Lexiconby Dieter Wunderlich

    De Gruyter Mouton 2006; US$ 196.00

    The book investigates the interface structure of the lexicon from various perspectives, including typology and processing. It surveys work on verb classes, verb-noun similarities, semantic representations, concepts and constructions of polysynthetic languages, research on the processing of inflectional and derivational elements, and new work on inheritance-based... more...

  • Theory and Typology of Proper Namesby Willy Van Langendonck

    De Gruyter Mouton 2007; US$ 196.00

    This book proposes a new synthesis of the functions of proper names, from a semantic, pragmatic and syntactic perspective and provides a new classification of names. Since the most recent linguistic book in English on name theory dates back to 1973, this book fills an important gap in the current literature. more...

  • Language Diversity Endangeredby Matthias Brenzinger

    De Gruyter Mouton 2007; US$ 137.00

    This book compiles unique contributions on the extent and kinds of language endangerment world-wide. Besides presenting the specific situations of language endangerment at the subcontinental level, the volume discusses major issues that bear universally on language endangerment. Aspects of the actual study of endangered languages within fieldwork frameworks... more...

  • Dictionaryby

    De Gruyter Mouton 2005; US$ 252.00

    Volume 1 of A Grammar and Dictionary of Indus Kohistani contains around 8.000 lemmata, many of which are supplemented with parallels from adjacent dialects, from other Dardic, from Nuristani, Indo-Aryan, Iranian, Dravidian and Munda languages, and from Burushaski. The lemmata have been, wherever possible, provided with information about their origin,... more...