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  • 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...

  • Consonant Structure and Prevocalizationby Natalie Operstein

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 158.00

    This monograph proposes a new interpretation of the intrasegmental structure of consonants and provides the first systematic intra- and cross-linguistic study of consonant prevocalization. The proposed model represents consonants as inherently bigestural and makes strong predictions that are automatically relevant to phonological theory at both the... 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...

  • Parts of Speechby Umberto Ansaldo; Jan Don; Roland Pfau

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 143.00

    Parts of Speech are a central aspect of linguistic theory and analysis. Though a long-established tradition in Western linguistics and philosophy has assumed the validity of Parts of Speech in the study of language, there are still many questions left unanswered. For example, should Parts of Speech be treated as descriptive tools or are they to be... 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...