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  • How Categorical are Categories?by Joanna Blaszczak; Dorota Klimek-Jankowska; Krzysztof Migdalski

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This book addresses the foundational question of category distinctions and challenges the traditional views from the modern theoretical and experimental perspective. Its focus is on the noun-verb, noun-adjective distinctions and categories occupying the "grey zone" between standard categories (e.g., nominalizations). This book will be... more...

  • Representing Structure in Phonology and Syntaxby Marc van Oostendorp; Henk van Riemsdijk

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Formal grammars by definition need two parts: a theory of computation (or derivation), and a theory of representation. While recent attention in mainstream syntactic and phonological theory has been devoted to the former, the papers in this volume aim to show that the importance of representational details is not diminished by the insights... more...

  • Structures, Strategies and Beyondby Elisa Di Domenico; Cornelia Hamann; Simona Matteini

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    This paper provides an analysis of the left periphery of relative clauses in the Cimbrian variety of Luserna and explores which of the two complementizer systems Cimbrian makes use of in restrictive and appositive relative clauses. Furthermore, the sentential particle da (lit. ‘there’), which according to Bidese et al. (2012) is obligatory... more...

  • Subordination in Conversationby Ritva Laury; Ryoko Suzuki

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 143.00

    The articles in this volume examine the notion of clausal subordination based on English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German and Japanese conversational data. Some of the articles approach ?subordination? in terms of social action, taking into account what participants are doing with their talk, considering topics such as the use of clauses as projector... more...

  • The Music of Everyday Speechby Ann Wennerstrom

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 69.99

    This volume seeks to establishe an over-all framework for the analysis of the element of prosody into the analysis of spoken language. Using naturally occuring data, the author demonstrates how such an examination can enhance traditional analysis. more...

  • Phonological Domainsby Janet Grijzenhout; Baris Kabak

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    This book puts together recent theoretical developments in prosodic phonology by leading specialists and presents language particular investigations on the morphosyntax-phonology interface by expert linguists working on diverse languages such as German, Greek, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, and Turkish. more...

  • The Kitan Language and Scriptby Daniel Kane

    BRILL 2008; US$ 173.00

    The Kitan language and script have disappeared from history for more than 800 years. Recent research has partially deciphered a number of Kitan inscriptions, reveal significantly more of its lexicon and morphology. This book summarises the current state of research. more...

  • Complex Predicatesby Mengistu Amberber; Brett Baker; Mark Harvey

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 31.00

    Provides a fresh perspective on the cross-linguistic properties of complex predicates, considering how additional words contribute to the overall meaning. more...

  • Principes d'analyse syntaxiqueby Jean-Pierre Paillet; André Dugas

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1973; US$ 11.25

    Ce livre a été conçu pour trois types différents d'utilisation. Il peut servir de manuel pour un cours d'introduction à la syntaxe. Il peut aussi être utilisé comme guide de lecture pour l'étude personnelle. Finalement, on peut aussi l'utiliser dans un séminaire de niveau plus avancé,... more...

  • Epistemic Modality, Language, and Conceptualizationby Jan Nuyts

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 188.00

    The relationship between language and conceptualization remains one of the major puzzles in language research. This monograph addresses this issue by means of an in depth corpus based and experimental investigation of the major types of expressions of epistemic modality in Dutch, German and English. By adopting a systematic functional orientation,... more...