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  • Morpheme Order and Semantic Scopeby Keren Rice

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 62.00

    This book offers a rich and theoretically informed survey of verb structure in Athapaskan languages. more...

  • The English Noun Phraseby Evelien Keizer

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    A study of noun phrases in English, looking at how we produce and understand them. more...

  • Quantity Implicaturesby Bart Geurts

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 37.00

    Presents a theory of quantity implicatures, a type of pragmatic inference which is widely debated in linguistics, philosophy, and psychology. more...

  • Quantificationby Anna Szabolcsi

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 40.00

    The most useful and rigorous overview of quantification to date. more...

  • From now to eternityby Jesse Mortelmans; Tanja Mortelmans; Walter De Mulder

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 44.00

    The present volume contains a selection of papers presented at the 7th Chronos colloquium in Antwerp (2006). They specifically focus on issues dealing with the categories of Aktionsart , aspect and tense, and the possible relations between these categories, mainly in Germanic and Romance languages. Some of the papers in this collection put the relation... more...

  • The Noun Phrase in Romance and Germanicby Petra Sleeman; Harry Perridon

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 149.00

    Based on a thorough review of their feature make up and on novel diachronic data on their modification properties, this paper maps out the internal syntactic structure of French n-words and the historical time course of their internal rise within a nominal projection. It charts out precise steps that directly relate internal structural changes to corresponding... more...

  • Studies on German-Language Islandsby Michael T. Putnam

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 158.00

    This article seeks to clarify the role that English-origin pragmatic discourse markers play in the speech of Texas German (TxG). The data in this study reveal that these elements function to lighten the cognitive load of the speaker by pragmatically indicating that the speaker is processing the upcoming utterance. This observation may be taken to indicate... more...

  • In the mood for moodby Tanja Mortelmans; Jesse Mortelmans; Walter De Mulder

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 50.00

    This volume is a selection of papers presented at the 7th Chronos colloquium in Antwerp (2006), which deal with the expression of modality (in a wide sense), by modal and semi-modal verbs (in Germanic and Romance languages), on the one hand, and by other markers (in languages like Turkish, Tibetan and Japanese), on the other. The Antwerp edition’s... more...

  • Complex Predicatesby Leila Lomashvili

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 143.00

    Complex predicates present different levels of complexity at the syntactic and morphological levels crosslinguistically. The focus of this book is a subset of these constructions (causative and applicative) in three polysynthetic languages of the South Caucasian language family, in which the functional morphology associated with the argument structure... more...

  • Studies in Ditransitive Constructionsby Andrej Malchukov; Martin Haspelmath; Bernard Comrie

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 349.00

    This rich volume deals comprehensively with cross-linguistic variation in the morphosyntax of ditransitive constructions: constructions formed with verbs (like give) that take Agent, Theme and Recipient arguments. For the first time, a broadly cross-linguistic perspective is adopted. The present volume, consisting of an overview article and... more...