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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
This user-friendly guide to modern Hungarian clearly introduces the most important structures of this fascinating language. Suitable for beginning, intermediate and advanced students, it can be used by those studying independently or following a taught course. Topics include: * verbal prefixes * aspect and tense * word-formation mechanisms * linking... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.00
This book investigates - mainly on the basis of Hungarian data - the grammar of adverbs and adverbial adjuncts, among them locatives, temporals, comitatives, epistemic adverbs, adverbs of degree, manner, counting, and frequency, quantificational adverbs, and adverbial participles. In the spirit of the Minimalist research program, the analyses focus... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 173.00
This book concerns particles that are used as responses in conversations. It provides much needed methodological tools for analyzing the use of response particles in languages, while its particular focus is Finnish. The book focuses on two Finnish particles, nii(n) and joo, which in some of their central usages have “yeah” and “yes”... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 149.00
Research on the interplay between language structure and language use has shown that grammar is shaped, maintained, and modified by language use. In this view, then, grammar is not seen as existing apart from language use, but rather as a set of recurrent, grammaticized patterns of discourse. This book focuses on syntactic structuring in Finnish from... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 203.00
Hungarian word-order is characterized by large scale preposing of constituents to sentence-initial positions. This study examines systematically the elements which occur in the left periphery. Focal, wh- and negative operators which have scope over the whole sentence must appear in the left periphery overtly; topicalized elements precede the scope... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 203.00
In Communist times, it was impossible to do sociolinguistic work on Hungarian in contact with other languages. In the short period of time since the collapse of the Soviet bloc, Hungarian sociolinguists have certainly done their very best to catch up. This volume brings together the fruits of their work, some of which was hitherto only available in... more...
- Other Press 2011; US$ 17.95
Winner of the 2007 National Jewish Book Award in the category of Biography, Autobiography & Memoir A powerful memoir of war, politics, literature, and family life by one of Europe's leading intellectuals. When George Konrad was a child of eleven, he, his sister, and two cousins managed to flee to Budapest from the Hungarian countryside the day... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 28.95
Colloquial Hungarian is the ideal introduction to the Hungarian Language. Specially written by experienced teachers, the course offers a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Hungarian and covers a variety of modern everyday situations. What makes Colloquial Hungarian your best choice in personal language learning? * emphasis on up-to-date,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 64.95
Hungarian is spoken by 12-14 million people worldwide. A unique language, completely unrelated to the languages of its neighbouring countries, it boasts a grammar full of complex features and a vocabulary deriving largely from Asia. Hungarian addresses current issues in the description of languages and applies up-to-date research techniques to Hungarian.... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 38.00
Clearly written and comprehensive in scope, this is an essential guide to syntax in the Hungarian language. It describes the key grammatical features of the language, focusing on the phenomena that have proved to be theoretically the most relevant and have attracted the most attention. more...