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  • Rückläufiges Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischenby Hans Fix-Bonner; Norbert Endres

    De Gruyter Mouton 2016; US$ 349.00

    This reverse dictionary of Old West Norse containing the almost complete Icelandic and Norwegian vocabulary from the 12th to the 16th centuries is presented here in print for the first time. For linguists concerned with lexicology and word formation, morphology and morphonology, it provides materials in a fixed norm for the study of word composition... more...

  • Wörterbuch deutscher Geheimsprachenby Klaus Siewert; Christian Efing

    De Gruyter Mouton 2016; US$ 321.00

    The dictionary presents the argot of German cyptolects, which have been documented in the last 20 years as part of the resurrection of research in jargons. We are dealing here with the dialects of what is known as Rotwelsch (thieves? cant) which could function as cryptolects by integrating words from donors such as Jewish German, Romany, Romance and... more...

  • Spanish Clitics on the Moveby Elisabeth Mayer

    De Gruyter Mouton 2016; US$ 140.00

    This volume explores the complex relationship between primary agreement by means of object marking or differential object marking (DOM), and secondary agreement through clitics in non-standardized variation data from Limeño Spanish contact varieties (LSCV). As such it is concerned with diachronic as well as synchronic morphosyntactic variation of the... more...

  • Handbook of Japanese Contrastive Linguisticsby Prashant Pardeshi; Taro Kageyama

    De Gruyter Mouton 2016; US$ 419.00

    This volume brings together insights from three traditions - Japanese linguistics, linguistic typology, and contrastive linguistics - and makes important contributions to deepening our understanding of various phenomena in Japanese as well other languages. Its primary goal is to uncover principled similarities and differences between Japanese and other... more...

  • Malaysian Englishby Stefanie Pillai

    De Gruyter Mouton 2016; US$ 140.00

    Is Malaysian English (MalE) a mangled or bad variety of English? Is there only one type of MalE? What are the characteristic features of MalE? These are some of the questions addressed in this book, the first publication solely dedicated to the systematic description of the linguistic and discourse features of MalE as it is used in various contexts.... more...

  • Boundaries and Bridgesby Kofi Yakpo; Pieter Muysken

    De Gruyter Mouton 2016; US$ 140.00

    Multidirectional language contact involving more than two languages is little described. However, it probably represents the most common type of contact in the world, where a colonial past, rapid socioeconomic change, and society-wide multilingualism have led to equally dramatic linguistic change. This book presents fascinating cases of multiple contact... more...

  • New Tools, New Approachesby Maria Luisa Carrio-Pastor

    De Gruyter Mouton 2016; US$ 140.00

    This book explores the role of digital tools, social networking sites, and virtual worlds in second language teaching and translator training. The book focuses on the impact of the implementation of technology on language and includes examples of second language teaching strategies and translation training that highlight the benefits of the use of... more...

  • Manual de lingüística españolaby Emilio Ridruejo

    De Gruyter Mouton 2016; US$ 280.00

    El Manual de lingüística española está concebido como una obra que proporcione una visióngeneral, a la vez que suficientemente detallada, de la investigación lingüística actual sobre el español. La obra incluye un conjunto de aportaciones dedicadas tanto a la diacronía del español como a la descripción sincrónica de la lengua en todas sus facetas.... more...

  • Second Language Researchby Alessandro G. Benati

    De Gruyter Mouton 2016; US$ 420.00

    This book is to help teachers and undergraduate students develop the skills to understand, interpret, and analyse research in second language learning and teaching; to introduce the process and practicalities of conducting second language research; and to provide the underpinning knowledge to enable them to develop appropriate research designs. more...

  • Language and Subjectivityby Tim McNamara

    De Gruyter Mouton 2016; US$ 98.00

    Given the renewed interest in ?identity? within applied linguistics and sociolinguistics, and the difficulty and relative unfamiliarity of current theories of subjectivity for students in these fields, this book meets a clear need: an accessible introduction to theories of subjectivity and the contexts in which they arise for students of language.... more...