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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Ellipsis and Nonsentential Speechby Reinaldo Elugardo; Robert J. Stainton

    Springer 2006; US$ 84.95

    The papers in this volume address two main topics: Q1: What is the nature, and especially the scope, of ellipsis in natural language? Q2: What are the linguistic/philosophical implications of what one takes the nature/scope of ellipsis to be? Each of these main topics includes a large sub-part that deals specifically with nonsentential speech. Within... more...

  • Phonological Domainsby Janet Grijzenhout; Baris Kabak

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 154.00

    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$ 88.00

    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...

  • Analogy as Structure and Processby Esa Itkonen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 165.00

    The concept of analogy is of central concern to modern cognitive scientists, whereas it has been largely neglected in linguistics in the past four decades. The goal of this thought-provoking book is (1) to introduce a cognitively and linguistically viable notion of analogy; and (2) to re-establish and build on traditional linguistic analogy-based... more...