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  • Accidence Will Happenby Oliver Kamm

    Orion 2015; US$ 21.15

    Are standards of English alright - or should that be all right? To knowingly split an infinitive or not to? And what about ending a sentence with preposition, or for that matter beginning one with 'and'? We learn language by instinct, but good English, the pedants tell us, requires rules. Yet, as Oliver Kamm demonstrates, many of the purists'... more...

  • Accidence Will Happenby Oliver Kamm

    Orion 2015; Not Available

    Are standards of English alright - or should that be all right? To knowingly split an infinitive or not to? And what about ending a sentence with preposition, or for that matter beginning one with 'and'? We learn language by instinct, but good English, the pedants tell us, requires rules. Yet, as Oliver Kamm demonstrates, many of the purists'... more...

  • Essentials of English Grammarby L. Baugh

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 9.95

    Clear, concise, and packed with lively examples, Essentials of English Grammar, Third Edition , fills you in on general usage rules for parts of speech, punctuation, capitalization, abbreviations, numbers, word division, spelling, commonly confused words, and much more. It also includes style guidelines with tips on how to write with economy, clarity,... more...

  • The Universal Structure of Categoriesby Martina Wiltschko

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Using data from a variety of languages, this book explores a range of grammatical categories and constructions. more...

  • Latinby Renato Oniga; Norma Schifano

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 38.99

    This textbook provides a detailed introduction to the study of Latin from the perspective of contemporary linguistics. It adopts some basic tenets of generative grammar in an in-depth analysis of the main phonological, morphological, and syntactic properties of Latin, and offers a step-by-step guide to the universal principles and specific parameters... more...

  • Non-Nuclear Casesby Nicole Delbecque; Karen Lahousse; Willy Van Langendonck

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    This paper focuses on oblique variation in the passive. It relies on insights on causal modeling to study the construction types available to express a passive or medio-passive meaning in Spanish. Oblique variation is argued to fulfill an important function in the profiling of the relation between agent and patient, causer and causee, affectant and... more...

  • On Diversity and Complexity of Languages Spoken in Europe and North and Central Asiaby Pirkko Suihkonen; Lindsay J. Whaley

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    In this article, the historical development of sentential negation is compared across the Japonic, Koreanic, Tungusic, Mongolic, and Turkic languages to make inferences about the expression of negation in the common Transeurasian proto-language. Integrating typological considerations, including grammaticalization theory, into the argumentation, the... more...

  • Handbuch der deutschen Konnektoren 2by Eva Breindl; Anna Volodina; Ulrich Hermann Wa▀ner

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 419.00

    An adequate semantic description of German connectors has been lacking to date. This handbook provides a comprehensive description of the meanings of sentence connectors and their systemic linkages. The work is relevant for composing and understanding texts, as well as for a number of subfields in linguistics. Furthermore, it has practical... more...

  • Aperšu grammatical du faisceau dialectal arabe andalouby Federico Corriente; Christophe Pereira; ┴ngeles Vicente

    De Gruyter Mouton 2015; US$ 182.00

    Andalusi Arabic is not only the Arabic dialectof which we have relatively extensive records providing basic information for the study of all butparticularly ofWestern Neo-Arabic, but also the spoken language of the Southern and for centuries most advancedpart of the Iberian Peninsula, which had considerable impact, most often not sufficiently gauged... more...

  • A Grammar of the Seneca Languageby Wallace Chafe

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 65.00

    The Seneca language belongs to the Northern Iroquoian branch of the Iroquoian language family, where its closest relatives are Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, Mohawk, and Tuscarora. Seneca holds special typological interest because of its high degree of polysynthesis and fusion. It is historically important because of its central role in the Longhouse religion... more...