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Essays on language function and language type : dedicated to T. Givón

Author: Talmy Givón; Joan L Bybee; John Haiman; Sandra A Thompson; Talmy Givon
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., ©1997.
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This volume covers such topics as: semantic aspects of morphological typology; relator nouns and postpositions in Tibetan and Burmese; introducing ergative word order via reanalysis; zero anaphora;  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Bibliographie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Essays on language function and language type.
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., ©1997
(OCoLC)646914596
Named Person: Talmy Givón
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Talmy Givón; Joan L Bybee; John Haiman; Sandra A Thompson; Talmy Givon
ISBN: 1556195222 9781556195228 9027221685 9789027221681
OCLC Number: 36485862
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vi, 478 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Semantic Aspects of Morphological Typology / Joan Bybee --
The Typology of Predicate Case Marking / Bernard Comrie --
Grammaticalization and the Gradience of Categories: Relator Nouns and Postpositions in Tibetan and Burmese / Scott DeLancey --
A Typology of Argument-Determined Constructions / R.M.W. Dixon and Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald --
Are Grammatical Relations Universal? / Matthew S. Dryer --
Introducing Ergative Word Order via Reanalysis: Word Order Change in the Head-Marking and Objecthood / Frantisek Lichtenberk --
Participant and Event Anaphora in Newspaper Articles / Carol Lord and Kathleen Dahlgren --
Lexical Affixes and Morphological Typology / Marianne Mithun --
Versatile Nominalizations / Michael Noonan --
The Maasai External Possessor Construction / Doris L. Payne --
Voice in Seko Padang / Thomas E. Payne and Thomas Laskowske --
Mind, Code, and Text / Dan I. Slobin. Cariban Family / Spike Gildea --
Living in Three Languages / Colette Grinevald --
Self-Abasement in Language: A Case Study on the Viability of a Metaphor / John Haiman --
The Misumalpan Causative Construction / Ken Hale --
On Attributive Possession in Kabiye / Bernd Heine and Kezie Lebikaza --
When 'Grammar' and Discourse Clash: The Problem of Source Conflicts / Paul J. Hopper --
A Dynamic Account of Grammatical Function / Ronald W. Langacker --
On Zero Anaphora / Charles N. Li.
Responsibility: edited by Joan Bybee, John Haiman, Sandra A. Thompson.
Local System Bib Number:
.b16317361
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