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  • The Emergence of Protolanguageby Michael A. Arbib; Derek Bickerton

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 128.00

    In dealing with the nature of protolanguage, an important formative factor in its development, and one that would surely have influenced that nature, has too often been neglected: the precise circumstances under which protolanguage arose. Three factors are involved in this neglect: a failure to appreciate radical differences between the functions of... more...

  • Theory and Typology of Proper Namesby Willy Van Langendonck

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 172.23

    The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science. The series considers itself a forum for cutting-edge research based on solid empirical data on language... more...

  • Grammatical Borrowing in Cross-Linguistic Perspectiveby Yaron Matras; Jeanette Sakel

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 193.77

    The series is a platform for contributions of all kinds to this rapidly developing field. General problems are studied from the perspective of individual languages, language families, language groups, or language samples. Conclusions are the result of a deepened study of empirical data. Special emphasis is given to little-known languages, whose analysis... more...

  • Namen des Frühmittelalters als sprachliche Zeugnisse und als Geschichtsquellenby Albrecht Greule; Matthias Springer

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 161.46

    The main focus of the present collected volume is placed on early medieval personal names, which are examined for their value as sources both for linguists and for historians. There is a discussion of Germanic, Romance and Slavonic names. In addition, there is a paper dealing with pre-historic place-names, and one looking into the future under... more...

  • Linguistic Borrowing in Bilingual Contextsby Fredric Field; Bernard Comrie

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 165.00

    A number of previous approaches to linguistic borrowing and contact phenomena in general have concluded that there are no formal boundaries whatsoever to the kinds of material that can pass from one language into another. At the same time, various hierarchies illustrate that some things are indeed more likely to be borrowed than others. Linguistic... more...

  • Named Entitiesby Satoshi Sekine; Elisabete Ranchhod

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 120.00

    Named Entities provides critical information for many NLP applications. Named Entity recognition and classification (NERC) in text is recognized as one of the important sub-tasks of Information Extraction (IE). The seven papers in this volume cover various interesting and informative aspects of NERC research. Nadeau & Sekine provide an extensive... more...

  • Semitic and Indo-Europeanby Saul Levin

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 210.00

    This volume presents the key examples of morphological correspondences between Indo-European and Semitic languages, afforded by nouns, verbal roots, pronouns, prepositions, and numerals. Its focus is on shared morphology embodied in the cognate vocabulary. The facts that are brought out in this volume do not fit comfortably within either the Indo-Europeanists’... more...

  • Semitic and Indo-Europeanby Saul Levin

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 225.00

    This is a sequel to the author's Semitic and Indo-European: The Principal Etymologies (1995). That volume provided the key examples of morphological correspondences between the Semitic and the Indo-European languages. In this sequel, the author analyzes correspondences of structure, either within a certain group of languages or belonging to a distantly... more...

  • Onomastik und Lexikographie, Deonomastikby Jean-Pierre Chambon; Wolfgang Schweickard

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 246.58

    Die Buchreihe ?Patronymica Romanica? ist das Publikationsorgan des Forschungsprojekts ?Dictionnaire historique de l?anthroponymie romane?, als dessen Ergebnis sukzessive das gleichnamige Wörterbuch in 6 Bänden erscheint. Neben den namenskundlichen Quellen (Steuer- und Melderegister) werden v.a. Studien aus dem weiten Feld der wissenschaftlichen... more...

  • Namenforschung / Name Studies / Les noms propres. 2. Halbband+Registerbandby Ernst Eichler

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 698.83

    The series Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science is designed to illuminate a field which not only includes general linguistics and the study of linguistics as applied to specific languages, but also covers those more recent areas which have developed from the increasing body of research into the manifold forms of communicative... more...