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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 125.00
This book is a sociolinguistic examination of the Russian speech of the American “Third Wave”, the migration from the Soviet Union which began in the early 1970s under the policy of détente. Within the framework of bilingualism and language contact studies, it examines developments in emigré Russian with reference to the late... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 224.59
Collocations are frequently occurring combinations of words with a semantic motivation behind the link (e.g. brush teeth, dark night, high forehead etc.). This innovative dictionary registers for each base-word all the collocators possible in German, together, where appropriate, with their meanings and instances of their use. This productive... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 158.00
Conditionals encode speculation. They convey how events could have been different in the past or present, or might be different in the future if particular conditions had been or will be met. While all languages afford the means to speculate or hypothesize about possible events, the ways in which they do so vary. This work explores some of this variation... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 165.00
This monograph is intended as a contribution to the integral description of language and verbal communication. Chapter I and Chapters VII and VIII are concerned with general problems of emotivity and expressivity in language as such and on all linguistic levels. These chapters describe emotivity from a new semiotic perspective and suggest a typology... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 158.00
All languages are characterized by the regular cooccurrence of certain words; for example, we say in English, tall building but high mountain . These recurrent combinations or collocations are peculiar to each individual language and cannot be predicted by a learner of that language. There are thousands of striking collocational differences between... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 145.96
The author analyses the grammaticalization of 'give' with infinitive in causative and modal constructions in the closely related Slavic languages Russian, Polish and Czech. Drawing on extensive diachronic and synchronic corpus data, the study combines a detailed analysis of the current use of these constructions with a reconstruction of... more...
- De Vecchi Ediciones 2013; US$ 1.89
Para el correcto conocimiento y aprendizaje de la lengua rusa es imprescindible conocer a fondo su gramática. Este manual propone la adquisición fácil de conocimientos de un idioma que utiliza en su escritura el alfabeto cirílico: la teoría sintetizada y explicada de forma clara y sencilla: sustantivos, conjugaciones, preposiciones, formación de frases?;... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 190.89
The present volume, the ninth in the series, continues De Gruyter Mouton's project of completing Roman Jakobson's Selected Writings . It covers the period between 1916 and 1943, offering texts that have not been reprinted since their original appearance. The range of genres is considerable - linguistic and literary studies are flanked... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
Intermediate Russian provides a reference grammar and related exercises in one volume. Varied texts from Russian sources give an insight into contemporary Russian society and culture. Features include: * texts and exercises reflecting contemporary Russian * concise grammar explanations * full exercise key * detailed index. Intermediate Russian... more...