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Argues that knowledge in language consists of being able to use it in speaking and understanding. This work analyses a variety of languages, from English to Japanese and Swahili. It is intended for those in the disciplines of language, linguistics, anthropology, education, psychology, cognitive ...
Edited by Ferenc Kiefer and Katalin É. Kiss
Presents relevant and insightful aspects of Hungarian syntax. This book provides coverage of Hungarian syntax and presents a complete analysis of salient questions and theories. It offers insights into Hungarian syntax and discusses the important role Hungarian syntax has played in linguistic ...
Edited by Randall Hendrick
This volume, one of the few devoted to Celtic syntax, makes an important contribution to the description of Celtic, focusing on the ordering of major constituents, pronouns, inflection, compounding, and iode-switching. The articles also address current issues in linguistic theory so that ...
Edited by Roy Harris and George Wolf
Bringing together 24 key papers in integrational linguistics, this book is intended to serve as a basic reading list for students and others making the first acquaintance with the subject. It includes sections such as: Language and Communication, Language and the Language Myth, Language and ...
Dimitrios Ntelitheos, United Arab Emirates University
This book provides original fieldwork data, uniquely generating all Malagasy deverbal nominals from a single structure-building mechanism, allowing variable syntactic attachment heights for different nominalizers and tracing the derivation of participant nominals to a relative clause source.
Edited by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald, Cairns Institute, James Cook University and Anne Storch, University of Cologne
Every language has a way of talking about seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting and touching. This can be done through lexical means, and through grammatical evidentials. The studies presented here focus on the experssions of perception and cognition in languages of Africa, Oceania, and South America.
Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald, Cairns Institute, James Cook University, and R. M. W. Dixon, Cairns Institute, James Cook University
The volume brings together important essays on syntax and semantics by Aikhenvald and Dixon. It focusses on topics in linguistic typology, the analysis of previously undescribed languages and issues in the grammar and lexicography of English.
This book seeks to interpret the notorious word-class flexibility in Classical Chinese in a new way, based on a multi-disciplinary perspective and the theoretical background of cognitive linguistics. It focuses on the case of verbal and adverbial functions of nouns.
Edited by Charles E. Cairns, City University of New York, and Eric Raimy, University of Wisconsin at Madison
The Handbook of the Syllable presents a broad range of empirical studies, offering a comprehensive survey of the syllable in phonology, phonetics, and psycholinguistics. It is a seminal reference book for researchers exploring any empirical area where the notion of “the syllable” is invoked.
Alan Huffman and Joseph Davis (eds.)
In these newly edited, annotated, and contextualized foundational linguistic works, many previously unpublished, the late William Diver of Columbia University radically analyzes language as a structure shaped by communicative function and by characteristics of its human users.
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