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  • Kazakh-English dictionaryby Boris Nikolayevich Shnitnikov

    De Gruyter Mouton 1966; US$ 133.00

    Kazakh-English dictionary (Uralic and Altaic) more...

  • History of the Language Sciences / Geschichte der Sprachwissenschaften / Histoire des sciences du langage. 3. Teilbandby

    De Gruyter Mouton 2006; US$ 699.00

    Writing in English, German, or French, more than 300 authors provide a historical description of the beginnings and of the early and subsequent development of thinking about language and languages within the relevant historical context. The gradually emerging institutions concerned with the study, organisation, documentation, and distribution are considered... more...

  • A Minimalist Approach to Scramblingby Simin Karimi

    De Gruyter Mouton 2005; US$ 182.00

    This monograph provides a new analysis of so-called 'free word order' by concentrating on Persian, and is designed to contribute to the scholarship in theoretical linguistics and the study of Iranian languages. It makes available to the scholars and students in a variety of fields an analytical and in-depth analysis of a not-so-well studied language,... more...

  • Corpus-Based Approaches to Metaphor and Metonymyby Anatol Stefanowitsch; Stefan Th. Gries

    De Gruyter Mouton 2007; US$ 77.00

    The papers in this volume deal with the issue of how corpus data relate to the questions that cognitive linguists have typically investigated with respect to conceptual mappings. The authors investigate a wide range of issues - the coherence and function of particular metaphorical models, the interaction of form and meaning, the identification of source... 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...

  • Linguistic Evidenceby Stephan Kepser; Marga Reis

    De Gruyter Mouton 2005; US$ 196.00

    The renaissance of corpus linguistics and promising developments in experimental linguistic techniques in recent years have led to a remarkable revival of interest in issues of the empirical base of linguistic theory in general, and the status of different kinds of linguistic evidence in particular. By contrasting evidence from different sources with... more...

  • Markedness and Economy in a Derivational Model of Phonologyby Andrea Calabrese

    De Gruyter Mouton 2005; US$ 196.00

    This book proposes a new model of phonology that integrates rules and repairs triggered by markedness constraints in a classical derivational model. In developing this theory, the book offers new solutions to many long-standing problems involving syllabic and segmental phonology with analyses of natural language data, both well-known and relatively... more...

  • Linguistic Authority, Language Ideology, and Metaphorby Neil Bermel

    De Gruyter Mouton 2007; US$ 196.00

    How does a country find itself 'at war' over spelling? This book focuses on the linguistic history of a nation at the crossroads of Europe. Bermel explores the way various factors ? including linguistic theory, cultural authority, political ideology in the communist and post-communist era, and a long tradition of language intervention ? contributed... more...

  • Phases of Interpretationby Mara Frascarelli

    De Gruyter Mouton 2006; US$ 196.00

    This book investigates the concept of phase, aiming at a structural definition of the domains that are assumed as the syntactic loci for interface interpretation: vP, CP and DP. The 16 contributions address crucial issues of syntactic research within the Minimalist Program, namely A) How is the set of minimally necessary syntactic operations to be... more...