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  • Aisti ar an Nua-Ghaeilgeby Aidan Doyle; Siobhan Ni Laoire

    Cois Life 2006; US$ 40.00

    Contributions to Modern Irish linguistics dedicated to the late Prof. Breandan O Buachalla in 2006 by distinguished former students. Sadly Prof. O Buachalla passed away in 2010. IMPORTANT NOTE: Please note that all the contributions are written in the Irish language; there is no English language version of the texts. Contents are as follows: BRIAN... more...

  • Alignment and Ergativity in New Indo-Aryan Languagesby Saartje Verbeke

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    The book provides an overview of the alignment patterns found in modern Indo-Aryan languages. The analysis of the patterns of case marking and agreement leads to a balanced view on the concept of ergativity and evaluates its value for typological linguistics. The book offers an extensive discussion of previous approaches to ergativity.... more...

  • Allomorphy in Inflexion (Routledge Revivals)by Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1987, this book broke new ground in research on inflectional morphology. Drawing on evidence from a wide variety of languages, it shows that this is not just a phenomenon left over from obsolete phonological processes but a subject deserving of respect in its own right. The book proposes constraints in three areas: (1) the organization... more...

  • American Englishby Walt Wolfram; Natalie Schilling

    Wiley 2015; US$ 49.95

    The new edition of this classic text chronicles recent breakthrough developments in the field of American English, covering regional, ethnic, and gender-based differences. Now accompanied by a companion website with an extensive array of sound files, video clips, and other online materials to enhance and illustrate discussions in the text Features... more...

  • Analytical Comparison of the Sanskrit, Greek, Latin, and Teutonic Languages, shewing the original identity of their grammatical structureby Franz Bopp; E.F.K. Koerner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1974; US$ 158.00

    The publication in 1816 of Bopp?s Über das Conjugationssystem can be considered the beginning of a systematic comparison of Indo-European languages, and thus as having led too the development of the study of language as a science, distinct from philology. The Analytical Comparison (1820) represents not merely a translation into English, as has... more...

  • Analyzing Syntaxby Paul R. Kroeger

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 40.00

    A comprehensive and accessible 2004 textbook on syntactic analysis, working within the 'Lexical Functional Grammar' framework. more...

  • An Annotated Bibliography of Nineteenth-Century Grammars of Englishby Manfred Görlach; Ian Michael

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 195.00

    In the 19th century, education became accessible to much wider circles of society in a great number and variety of schools and the teaching of grammar came to be obligatory from 1870/72 with the advent of general education. Whereas these general trends of the 19th century are well-known to scholars working in different disciplines of social history,... more...

  • Aporien der Gerechtigkeitby Elizaveta Liphardt

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 182.00

    This is a contrastive politico-linguistic study analyzing the semantic operations serving specific communication strategies in speeches by representatives of the extreme left. Speeches by Lenin, Trotsky, Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg form the empirical basis for the study. Central to the analysis are concepts and catchwords attaining... more...

  • The Arabic Languageby Kees Versteegh

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2014; Not Available

    Covering all aspects of the history of Arabic, the Arabic linguistic tradition, Arabic dialects, sociolinguistics and Arabic as a world language, this introductory guide is perfect for students of Arabic, Arabic historical linguistics and Arabic sociolinguistics. Concentrating on the difference between the two types of Arabic †" the classical... more...

  • Arabic and the Mediaby Reem Bassiouney

    BRILL 2010; US$ 169.00

    This volume is the first of its kind to deal with the relation between Arabic and the media. It focuses on close analyses of examples of media Arabic (code-switching, language variation, orthography and constructions of identity), and also offers approaches to the use of media for teaching Arabic. more...