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Asymmetries in Vowel HarmonyA Representational Account

Asymmetries in Vowel Harmony: A Representational Account

Harry van der Hulst

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198813576
eISBN:
9780191851407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813576.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This book deals with the phenomenon of vowel harmony, a phonological process whereby all the vowels in a word are required to share a specific phonological property, such as front or back ... More

A Brief History of the Verb To Be

A Brief History of the Verb To Be

Andrea Moro

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037129
eISBN:
9780262343602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037129.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

Beginning with the early works of Aristotle, the interpretation of the verb to be runs through Western linguistic thought like Ariadne's thread. As it unravels, it becomes intertwined with ... More

The Comparative Method of Language Acquisition Research

The Comparative Method of Language Acquisition Research

Clifton Pye

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481289
eISBN:
9780226481319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226481319.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

The Mayan family of languages is ancient and unique. With their distinctive relational nouns, positionals, and complex grammatical voices, they are quite alien to English and have never been shown to ... More

Exploring Nanosyntax

Exploring Nanosyntax

Lena Baunaz, Liliane Haegeman, Karen De Clercq, and Eric Lander (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190876746
eISBN:
9780190876784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876746.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

By offering the first in-depth introduction to the framework of nanosyntax, Exploring Nanosyntax fills a major gap in the current theoretical literature. Originating within the generative Principles ... More

Expressing the SelfCultural Diversity and Cognitive Universals

Expressing the Self: Cultural Diversity and Cognitive Universals

Minyao Huang and Kasia M. Jaszczolt (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198786658
eISBN:
9780191828966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786658.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book addresses different linguistic and philosophical aspects of referring to the self in a wide range of languages from different language families, including Amharic, English, French, ... More

A Guide to Old Spanish

A Guide to Old Spanish

Steven N. Dworkin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780199687312
eISBN:
9780191767081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199687312.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This book describes the linguistic structures that constitute Medieval or Old Spanish as preserved in texts written prior to the beginning of the sixteenth century. It emphasizes those structures ... More

Language and Meaning in the Age of ModernismC.K. Ogden and His Contemporaries

Language and Meaning in the Age of Modernism: C.K. Ogden and His Contemporaries

James McElvenny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474425032
eISBN:
9781474444859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425032.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book is a historical study of influential currents in the philosophy of language and linguistics of the first half of the twentieth century, explored from the perspective of the English scholar ... More

Language in Our BrainThe Origins of a Uniquely Human Capacity

Language in Our Brain: The Origins of a Uniquely Human Capacity

Angela D. Friederici

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036924
eISBN:
9780262342964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036924.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

The language faculty is grounded in the human brain and allows any infant to learn any language. In her book, Angela D. Friederici offers a neurobiological theory of human language by integrating ... More

Language on DisplayWriters, Fiction and Linguistic Culture in Post-Soviet Russia

Language on Display: Writers, Fiction and Linguistic Culture in Post-Soviet Russia

Ingunn Lunde

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421560
eISBN:
9781474444842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421560.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This volume spans a number of theoretical fields including language variation, language policy and literary stylistics and provides a coherent way of triangulating these fields by the introduction ... More

The Languages of ScandinaviaSeven Sisters of the North

The Languages of Scandinavia: Seven Sisters of the North

Ruth H. Sanders

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226493893
eISBN:
9780226493923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493923.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

Five Germanic languages--Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Icelandic, and Faroese--along with two Finno-Ugric languages--Finnish and Sami--have lived in neighboring territory in the North for millennia. ... More

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