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  • The Only Grammar Book You'll Ever Needby Susan Thurman; Larry Shea

    Adams Media 2003; US$ 9.95

    The Only Grammar Book You'll Ever Need is the ideal resource for everyone who wants to produce writing that is clear, concise, and grammatically excellent. Whether you're creating perfect professional documents, spectacular school papers, or effective personal letters, you'll find this handbook indispensable. From word choice to punctuation to organization,... more...

  • The Indo-European Languagesby Mate Kapovi?; Anna Giacalone Ramat; Paolo Ramat

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The Indo-European Languages presents a comprehensive survey of the individual languages and language subgroups within this language family. With over four hundred languages and dialects and almost three billion native speakers, the Indo-European language family is the largest of the recognized language groups and includes most of the major current... more...

  • Intermediate Cantoneseby Virginia Yip; Stephen Matthews

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Intermediate Cantonese is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and wish to progress to more complex language. Each of the 25 units combines clear, concise grammar explanations with communicatively oriented exercises to help build confidence and fluency. Features include: Many authentic examples from contemporary media,... more...

  • Morphological Length and Prosodically Defective Morphemesby Eva Zimmermann

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 98.99

    This book examines specific sound changes that cannot be explained by phonological means alone but crucially rely on morphological information. It offers a unified theoretical account of these phenomena as well as a rich database of attested patterns in the world's languages. more...

  • Locality and the Architecture of Syntactic Dependenciesby L. López

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2007; US$ 122.07

    A study on minimalist syntax this book develops an empirical argument for a crash-proof computational system. This framework allows for novel analyses of quirky subjects in Icelandic and Spanish, indefinite SE in Spanish and different types of expletive constructions in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Icelandic. more...

  • Morpho-Lexical Alternation in Noun Formationby Z. Hamawand

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2008; US$ 102.53

    Morpho-Lexical Alternation in Noun Formation proposes a novel analysis of the structure of complex nouns in English, placing the focus on noun pairs that share single roots but end in different suffixes. To achieve this mission, the book combines two aspects of language: derivation and usage. more...

  • The Cambridge Handbook of Areal Linguisticsby Raymond Hickey

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 128.00

    A thoroughly informed look at the treatment of language contact and change in key areas across the world. more...

  • Unaccusative Verbs in Romance Languagesby I. Mackenzie

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2006; US$ 112.31

    The author questions the status quo in Romance linguistics. The Ergative/Unaccusative syntactic approach has been accepted as the orthodox analytical paradigm. He re-examines both the theoretical imperative and the empirical evidence for that approach, drawing on a large amount of new and surprising data from Italian, Spanish, French and Catalan. more...

  • The Grammar of Japanese Mimeticsby Noriko Iwasaki; Peter Sells; Kimi Akita

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Mimetic words, also known as ?sound-symbolic words?, ?ideophones? or more popularly as ?onomatopoeia?, constitute an important subset of the Japanese lexicon; we find them as well in the lexicons of other Asian languages and sub-Saharan African languages. Mimetics play a central role in Japanese grammar and feature in children?s early utterances.... more...

  • Dimensions of Variation in Written Chineseby Zheng-Sheng Zhang

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Dimensions of Variation in Written Chinese uses a corpus-based, multi-dimensional model to account for variation in written Chinese. Using statistical method and two-dimensional visual representation, it provides a concrete and objective view of the internal variation in written Chinese. This book is a timely work that addresses the growing interest... more...