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  • Advances in Sociophoneticsby Chiara Celata; Silvia Calamai

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This paper describes the phonetic form, the distribution and the possible functions of ejectives in English and German, proposing that ejectives are on the increase in different varieties in English. The problems of teasing apart the different contributions of allophonic regularity, interactional function, sociophonetic variability and epiphenomenal... more...

  • Noun Valencyby Olga Spevak

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This article has two objectives. The first is to present an account of valency nouns in Latin. Lyons’ typology (1977) envisaging three orders of entities is useful for predicting the number and type of complements used with various nouns. Expansions of all the categories are distinguished: concrete entities, relational nouns, agent nouns, verbal... more...

  • Case Configuration and Noun Phrase Interpretationby Helen Dehoop

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 185.00

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Structuring the Argumentby Asaf Bachrach; Isabelle Roy; Linnaea Stockall

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    We investigate so-called causative psych nominalizations (CPNs), i.e., nominalizations of object experiencer (OE) verbs that realize non-agentive causers as external arguments. While they are ruled out in English (Grimshaw 1990; Iwata 1995; Pesetsky 1995) and have been suggested to be cross-linguistically banned (Landau 2010), we show that Romanian... more...

  • Phonotaktisches Wissenby Johanna Steinberg

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 140.00

    The mental organization of phonotactic knowledge and its role in language comprehension has not been adequately explained to date. Drawing on experimental physiological methods, the author offers evidence for the cognitive reality of phonotactic restrictions, thereby contributing to our understanding of how speech is processed. The book?s interdisciplinary... more...

  • Partitive Cases and Related Categoriesby Silvia Luraghi; Tuomas Huumo

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 182.00

    Argument-marking, morphological partitives have been the topic of language specific studies, while no cross-linguistic or typological analyses have been conducted. Since individual partitives of different languages have been studied, there exists a basis for a more cross-linguistic approach. The purpose of this book is to fill the gap and to bring... more...

  • Linguistic Typologyby Jae Jung Song

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    Language typology is the study of the structural similarities between languages regardless of their history, to establish a classification or typology of languages. It is a core topic of historical linguistics and is studied on all traditional linguistics degree courses. In recent years there has been increased interest the subject and it is an area... 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 Syllable in Optimality Theoryby Caroline Féry; Ruben van de Vijver

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 53.00

    This 2003 book covers the role of the syllable in Optimality Theory. more...

  • Phonologyby Edmund Gussmann

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 34.00

    This textbook is an introduction to phonology for students which assumes no prior knowledge of this area of linguistics. more...