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- 1A Grammar of Kayardild: With Historical-Comparative Notes on Tangkic, by Nicholas D. Evans
- 1Benefactives and Malefactives: Typological Perspectives and Case Studies (Nonfiction work)--Book reviews
- 1From Polysemy to Semantic Change. Towards a Typology of Lexical Semantic Associations (Nonfiction work)--Book reviews
In their article \"Modality and conversational information\", Groenendijk and Stokhof propose an analysis of modal expressions which contain in their semantic representations one common element—a sentential operator meaning \"is possible\". While their inclusion of conversational information in...
This excellent grammar provides everything (and more!) which one has come to expect of grammars in the Mouton Grammar Library series: maps, a 546-page grammar, 60 pages of transcribed texts, a 164-page Kayardild-English dictionary with illustrations, photographs of language consultants, author...
The juxtaposition of the terms BENEFACTIVE and MALEFACTIVE in the title of this volume is natural since they are conceptually well paired; at the same time it is thought-provoking, as we are much more accustomed to seeing the term benefactive in grammars than malefactive. In their introductory...
This volume is introduced in the foreword (vii) as the product of a project begun in 2002 at the Fédération de Recherche Typologie et Universaux Linguistiques of the French National Centre for Scientific Research. It consists of three parts: ‘State of the art’ (one chapter), ‘Theoretical and...
Syntax: Structure, Meaning and Function, henceforth Syntax, is a comprehensive and impressive Statement of a theory of syntax. The authors acknowledge certain components of the theory as being derived from other theories and the work of various individuals, but it is most obviously a development...