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  • Adverbsby Karin Pittner; Daniela Elsner; Fabian Barteld

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    This article discusses adverbs in the post-head position of English and German noun phrases. It gives an overview of the relevant data and discusses possible category revisions for the items under discussion. While both languages show considerable overlap in the semantic functions served by the post-head modifiers, the result is often the existence... more...

  • Word-Formationby Peter O. Müller

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 419.00

    This handbook comprises an in-depth presentation of the state of the art in word-formation. The five volumes contain 207 articles written by leading international scholars. The 16 sections of the handbook provide the reader in general articles and individual studies with a wide variety of perspectives. The final section contains 74 portraits... more...

  • 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...

  • Diachrony of Verb Morphologyby Martine Robbeets

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This book deals with shared verb morphology in Japanese and other languages that have been identified as Transeurasian (traditionally: ?Altaic?) in previous research. It analyzes shared etymologies and reconstructed grammaticalizations with the goal to provide evidence for the genealogical relatedness of these languages. more...

  • Instruction Grammarby Simon Kasper

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    Bringing together evidence from natural and social sciences, the work introduces the non-reductionist Instruction Grammar programme. Viewed from within the practicalities of the lifeworld, utterances are described as instructions to simulate perceptions and attributions for action. The approach provides solutions to long-standing philosophical... more...

  • Latine loqui: gehört - gesprochen - gelerntby Ulrike Bethlehem

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available

    Wie lernt man Sprache? ? Durch Zuhören und Nachsprechen. In den modernen Sprachen ist das Prinzip des Vormachens und Nachmachens alltäglich. Das Material überträgt dieses bewährte Prinzip auf den Lateinunterricht. Es bietet neben einem Drehbuch zur Einführung der neuen Grammatik viele Kopiervorlagen mit Tandemkarten zur Wiederholung durch die Schüler. more...

  • Das Adjektiv und seine nominalen Nachbarn. Eine korpusbasierte Untersuchung zur Adjektivstellungby Anja Hennemann; Kathleen Plötner

    Frank & Timme 2015; US$ 47.14

    'Linda mulher oder mulher linda? Carácter fuerte oder fuerte carácter? Lungo viaggio oder viaggio lungo? Court chemin oder chemin court?' Auch wenn die Frage der Adjektivstellung in den romanischen Sprachen bereits oft diskutiert worden ist, herrscht nach wie vor keine Einigkeit darüber, wie das Problem anzugehen ist. Anja Hennemann und Kathleen Plötner... more...

  • Lexical Functional Syntaxby Joan Bresnan; Ash Asudeh; Ida Toivonen; Stephen Wechsler

    Wiley 2015; US$ 44.95

    Lexical-Functional Syntax, 2nd Edition , the definitive text for Lexical Functional Grammar (LFG) with a focus on syntax, is updated to reflect recent developments in the field. Provides both an introduction to LFG and a synthesis of major theoretical developments in lexical-functional syntax over the past few decades Includes in-depth discussions... more...