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Reconstructing Grammar

Comparative Linguistics and Grammaticalization (Typological Studies in Language)

by Tex.) Rice University Symposium on Linguistics 1997 (Houston

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by John Benjamins Publishing Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical linguistics,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Grammar, Comparative and general,
  • Congresses,
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language,
  • Grammaticalization,
  • Grammar,
  • Linguistics,
  • Composition & Creative Writing - General,
  • Comparative linguistics,
  • Grammar, Comparative and gener

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSpike Gildea (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8577495M
    ISBN 101556196598
    ISBN 109781556196591

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    By following the rules of language and correct writing, a writer can express creative ideas in a form that comes through clearly and Reconstructing Grammar book understanding. Reconstructing the copulas and nonverbal predicate constructions in Cariban. Should we adopt that definition? Until recently, the strength of this method as a tool of reconstruction has only been realized sporadically, since those who study grammaticalization have more often been primarily concerned with demonstrating the synchronic relevance of typological universals. In reality, the controlling idea is often something bland like simple enumeration or a statement that something exists.

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If we agree that Eastern Bantu is indeed the latest offshoot in the Bantu family tree to be discusseda feature attested in North-Western Bantu and one or more of the other Western subgroups but not in Eastern Bantu could also be considered for reconstruction into Proto-Bantu.

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La structure Reconstructing Grammar book langues amazoniennes, ed. For example, in Finnish the suffix -ni means "my", producing forms such as taloni "my house"from talo "house". In English, for example, possessive forms derived from other pronouns include one's, somebody's and nobody's.

On the Origin of Ablaut in the Cariban family. Semantics[ edit ] The relationship expressed by possessive determiners and similar forms is not necessarily one of possession in the strict sense of ownership. Scientists believe that such a scene could have occurred million years ago, but it cannot be known for certain.

Diachronic Construction Grammar, ed. Completed display Reconstructing a dinosaur skeleton is a complex job as usually only a fraction of the skeleton is recovered. The onomatopoeia of mumble, mutter, murmur, and whisper must have seemed as obvious to the authors as it does to any native English speaker, but their paper was written at a time when the concept of iconism was in ideological disfavor, as it still is among many linguists.

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A given language may have distinct genitive and possessive forms, as in the example of Russian given above.

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Chapters 1 and 2 operate independently of each other and of the rest of the text, Chapters 3, 4, and 5—the section about writing and revising—form a bloc.

Pronouns other than personal pronouns, if they have possessive forms, are likely to form them in a similar way to nouns see below. Reconstructing Grammar book in Amazonia, ed.

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Syntax[ edit ] Possessive determiners Reconstructing Grammar book are used in combination with a noun, playing the role of a determiner or attributive adjective.

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