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Inflectional Morphology
A new contribution to linguistic theory, this book presents a formal framework for the analysis of word structure in human language. It sets forth... Les mer
Using Italian Synonyms
This is an essential reference for intermediate and advanced students of Italian as well as teachers and other professional linguists seeking access... Les mer
Language Acquisition and Conceptual Development
Recent years have seen a revolution in our knowledge of how children learn to think and speak. In this volume, leading scholars from these rapidly... Les mer
The Syntax of Adjuncts
This book proposes a theory of the distribution of adverbial adjuncts in a Principles and Parameters framework, claiming that there are few syntactic... Les mer
The Cambridge History of the English Language
Volume VI of The Cambridge History of the English Language traces the history of English in North America from its British background to its present... Les mer
The English Language
The English Language: A Historical Introduction covers the history of the English language from its prehistoric Indo-European origins to the present... Les mer
An Independent Study Guide to Reading Latin
Reading Latin, written by Peter V. Jones and Keith C. Sidwell and published by Cambridge University Press in 1986, is a Latin course designed to help... Les mer
Language and Conceptualization
To what extent is conceptualization based on linguistic representation? And to what extent is it variable across cultures, communities, or even... Les mer
Using Japanese
This is a guide to Japanese usage for students who have already acquired the basics of the language and wish to extend their knowledge. Unlike... Les mer
African Languages: An Introduction
This book is an introduction to African languages and linguistics, covering typology, structure and sociolinguistics. The twelve chapters are written... Les mer
Number
Number is the most underestimated of the grammatical categories. It is deceptively simple yet the number system which philosophers, logicians and... Les mer
The Evolutionary Emergence of Language
Language has no counterpart in the animal world. Unique to Homo sapiens, it appears inseparable from human nature. But how, when and why did it... Les mer
Using Japanese
This is a guide to Japanese usage for students who have already acquired the basics of the language and wish to extend their knowledge. Unlike... Les mer
Biolinguistics
This book investigates the nature of human language and its importance for the study of the mind. In particular, it examines current work on the... Les mer
Morpheme Order and Semantic Scope
Athapaskan languages are well known for their intricate morphology, in particular the complexity of their verbs. The significance of these languages... Les mer
Number
Number is the most underestimated of the grammatical categories. It is deceptively simple yet the number system which philosophers, logicians and... Les mer
Changing Valency
This book provides a general perspective on valency-changing mechanisms - passives, antipassives, causatives, applicatives - in the languages of the... Les mer
Studies in Contemporary Phrase Structure Grammar
This book explores a wide variety of theoretically central issues in the framework of Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar (HPSG), a major theory of... Les mer
Lexical Phonology and the History of English
This book has two main goals: the re-establishment of a rule-based phonology as a viable alternative to current non-derivational models and the... Les mer
African Languages: An Introduction
This book is an introduction to African languages and linguistics, covering typology, structure and sociolinguistics. The twelve chapters are written... Les mer
Systems of Nominal Classification
This book addresses the fundamental linguistic question of how the perceived world is expressed through systems of nominal classification that are... Les mer
The Morphology of Chinese
This ground breaking study dispels the common belief that Chinese doesn’t have words but instead has characters. Jerome Packard’s book provides a... Les mer
Tone Sandhi
Matthew Chen’s study offers a most comprehensive analysis of the rich and complex patterns of tone used in Chinese languages. Chinese has a wide... Les mer
The Cambridge History of the English Language
This volume of the Cambridge History of the English Language covers the period 1476–1776, beginning at the time of the establishment of Caxton’s... Les mer