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Choctaw Verb Agreement and Universal Grammar
Language: en
Pages: 202
Authors: William D. Davies
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

The Choctaw language, indigenous to the southeastern United States, now with its greatest concentrations ofspeakers in Missis sippi, Oklahoma, and Los Angeles,
Choctaw Verb Agreement and Universal Grammar
Language: en
Pages: 202
Authors: William D. Davies
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985-12-31 - Publisher: Springer

The Choctaw language, indigenous to the southeastern United States, now with its greatest concentrations ofspeakers in Missis sippi, Oklahoma, and Los Angeles,
Relational Grammar
Language: en
Pages: 173
Authors: Barry Blake
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-09-11 - Publisher: Routledge

Well-presented and accessible, this is the first book that describes this theory's basic ideas, evaluates them and compares them with other approaches in other
Anaphora in Celtic and Universal Grammar
Language: en
Pages: 285
Authors: R. Hendrick
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This book is based in large part on fieldwork that I conducted in Brittany and Wales in 1983 and 1985. I am thankful for a Fulbright Award for Research in Weste
The Routledge Handbook of North American Languages
Language: en
Pages: 598
Authors: Daniel Siddiqi
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-25 - Publisher: Routledge

The Routledge Handbook of North American Languages is a one-stop reference for linguists on those topics that come up the most frequently in the study of the la
Masked Inversion in French
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Paul M. Postal
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989-02-28 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

In this important work of linguistic analysis, Paul M. Postal addresses a paradigm anomaly in French that has hitherto resisted explanation. A general restricti
External Possession
Language: en
Pages: 573
Authors: Doris L. Payne
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-08-15 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

External Possession Constructions (EPCs) are found in nearly all parts of the world and across widely divergent language families. The data-rich papers in this
Cases and Thematic Roles
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Beatrice Primus
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-01-01 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

This study examines the mapping of thematic roles, such as agent and patient, onto syntactic cases, such as nominative or ergative, or onto structural relations
Ergativity
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Robert M. W. Dixon
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-06-02 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book provides a full survey of the various types of ergativity, looking at the ways they interrelate, their semantic bases and their role in the organisati
The Joy of Grammar
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Diane Brentari
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992-01-01 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

Two threads run through this collection of 22 papers by students and colleagues of James D. McCawley. The first is a commitment to deep reflection on the direct