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  • A Reference Grammar of Kotiria (Wanano)by Kristine Stenzel

    UNP - Nebraska 2013; US$ 80.00

    Published through the Recovering Languages and Literacies of the Americas initiative, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This is the first descriptive grammar of Kotiria (Wanano), a member of the Tukanoan language family spoken in the Vaupes River basin of Colombia and Brazil in the northwest Amazon rain forest. The Kotirias have lived... more...

  • Creole Genesis and the Acquisition of Grammarby Claire Lefebvre

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 56.00

    An examination of creole genesis, showing how mechanisms from source languages show themselves in creole. more...

  • Plains Cree Morphosyntaxby Amy Dahlstrom

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 105.00

    This book explores several topics in Cree morphology, syntax and discourse structure. Cree, an Algonquian language, is non-configurational: the grammatical relations of subject and object are not expressed by word order or other constituent structure relations, as they are in a configurational language like English. Instead, subjects and objects are... more...

  • Word Formation in South American Languagesby Swintha Danielsen; Katja Hannss; Fernando Zúñiga

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    In Amerindian languages and in many other agglutinative languages, subordination is often a matter of nominalization. In Cholón, a language spoken in North-Peru, this is certainly the case: nominalized forms coincide with subordinate clauses. In this language, a nominalized verb form can also be used as a main predicate. In this paper we study... more...

  • La linguistique en cour de justiceby Claude Tousignant

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1990; US$ 18.75

    Cet ouvrage intéressera le spécialiste en droit criminel ou civil, en notariat ou en criminologie à l'affût des plus récentes technologies d'élucidation de litiges juridiques; il suscitera également de l'intérêt chez le spécialiste de la langue, de la linguistique et de la sociolinguistique... more...

  • Tok Pisin Textsby Peter Mühlhäusler; Thomas E. Dutton; Suzanne Romaine

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 173.00

    Tok Pisin is one of the most important languages of Melanesia and is used in a wide range of public and private functions in Papua New Guinea. The language has featured prominently in Pidgin and Creole linguistics and has featured in a number of debates in theoretical linguistics. With their extensive fieldwork experience and vast knowledge of the... more...

  • Linguistic Theory and Complex Wordsby Dr John Stonham

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 139.00

    Nuuchahnulth is known for its striking use of word-formation and complex inflection. This is the first book to provide a detailed description of the complex morphology of the language, based on material gathered when it was more viable than it is now. The description is embedded within a broad-ranging theoretical discussion of interest to all morphologists.... more...

  • John Wilkins and 17th-Century British Linguisticsby Joseph L. Subbiondo

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 188.00

    In this reader, 19 articles have been collected that bring out the central position of John Wilkins and his Essay Toward a Real Character, and a Philosophical Language (1668) in the history of ideas in 17th-century Britain. more...

  • Readings in Creole Studiesby Ian F. Hancock; Edgar C. Polomé; Morris Goodman; Bernd Heine

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1979; US$ 120.00

    Creole studies embrace a wide range is disciplines: history, ethnography, geography, sociology, etc. The phenomenon of creolization has come to be recognized as widespread; creolization presupposes contact, and that is a human universal. The present anthology discusses social, historical and theoretical aspects of over twenty pidgins and creoles. Part... more...

  • De la búsqueda a la consultaby Inna Kozlova

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 72.28

    ¿Cuántas veces los hablantes no nativos nos encontramos ante una búsqueda frustrante de una palabra que nos hace plantear la posibilidad de consulta en recursos externos? ?De la búsqueda a la consulta? enfoca el proceso de resolución de problemas léxicos en producción textual más allá de la memoria. Es bien sabido que la organización de la información... more...