Grammars and Sketches of the World's Languages

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2352-9342
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Edited by Roberta D'Alessandro (Utrecht University) and Diego Pescarini (University of Zürich).

This volume is a collection of grammar sketches from several Italo-Romance languages and dialects. Each chapter describes a salient phenomenon for a given language, based on novel data, as well as the state-of-the art knowledge on the phenomenon.
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Volume: 
5
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004354388
Expected: 
December 2017
€132,00
$152.00

by Hannah S. Sarvasy (Australian National University)

A Grammar of Nungon is the comprehensive reference grammar of Nungon, a previously-undescribed Papuan language of northeast Papua New Guinea. Hannah Sarvasy provides a rich description of the language in its cultural context, based on original immersion fieldwork.
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Volume: 
4
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004337503
E-ISBN: 
9789004340107
Publication date: 
March 2017
€160,00
$184.00

by Josiah K. Walters

In A Grammar of Dazaga, Josiah Walters provides a detailed description of Dazaga, a Saharan language. Based on recent data, the author describes the phonology, morphology, and syntax of Dazaga, relating his findings to related languages and recent typological studies.
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Volume: 
3
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004315587
E-ISBN: 
9789004323919
Publication date: 
July 2016
€104,00
$133.00

edited by Mathias Jenny, University of Zurich and Paul Sidwell, National University of Australia

This Handbook presents the typology, classification and historical reconstruction of this important language family of South and Southeast Asia. The work includes 21 grammar sketches presenting each branch, plus extensive overview chapters.
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Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004282957
E-ISBN: 
9789004283572
Publication date: 
December 2014
€259,00
$305.00

Doris Richter genannt Kemmermann, Radboud University Nijmegen

This book is a description of the present-day structures and diachronic developments of a so far little studied Jukunoid language spoken in the borderland of Nigeria and Cameroon.
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Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004283824
E-ISBN: 
9789004283961
Publication date: 
November 2014
€188,00
$239.00

Edited by Gerrit J. Dimmendaal University of Cologne

This section of Grammars and Sketches of the World's Languages deals specifically with the languages of Africa.
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Edited by Paul Sidwell Australian National University and Mathias Jenny University of Zurich,

This section of Grammars and Sketches of the World's Languages deals specifically with the languages of mainland and insular South East Asia, including but not limited to Austroasiatic, Hmong-Mien, Tai-Kadai, Tibeto-Burman, Austronesian and Andamanese.
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Edited by Roberta D’Alessandro

The series will feature books on synchronic and diachronic grammars, the phonology, morphology, and syntax of one or more Romance languages.
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