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Romani: A Linguistic Introduction
Romani is a language of Indo-Aryan origin which is spoken in Europe by the people known as Gypsies (who usually refer to themselves as Rom). There... Les mer
Formulaic Language and the Lexicon
A considerable proportion of our everyday language is formulaic. It is predictable in form, idiomatic, and seems to be stored in fixed, or... Les mer
Language in South Africa
This is a comprehensive and wide-ranging guide to language and society in South Africa. As the authors demonstrate, the South African context offers... Les mer
The Syntax of Hungarian
Clearly written and comprehensive in scope, this is an essential guide to syntax in the Hungarian language. It describes the key grammatical features... Les mer
Australian Languages
Aboriginal people have been in Australia for at least 40,000 years, speaking about 250 languages. Through examination of published and unpublished... Les mer
New Testament Greek
This book offers a selection of texts with vocabulary. Its purpose is to help readers understand and enjoy the New Testament in Greek. There are... Les mer
Language Change
This is a lucid and up-to-date overview of language change. It discusses where our evidence about language change comes from, how and why changes... Les mer
English Words: History and Structure
English Words: History and Structure is concerned primarily with the learned vocabulary of English, the words borrowed from the classical languages.... Les mer
A Short History of Structural Linguistics
This concise history of structural linguistics charts its development from the 1870s to the present day. It explains what structuralism was and why... 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
Case
Case is an accessible introduction for students of linguistics to the ways relations between words in sentences are marked in languages. Case is... Les mer
A Thematic Guide to Optimality Theory
This book describes Optimality Theory from the top down, explaining and exploring the central premises of OT and the results of their praxis.... Les mer
The Syntax of Early English
This book is a guide to the development of English syntax between the Old and Modern periods. Beginning with an overview of the main features of... Les mer
The Korean Language
This book provides a detailed survey of the Korean language, covering its speakers, genetic affiliation, historical development, dialects, lexicon,... 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
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
A Short History of Structural Linguistics
This concise history of structural linguistics charts its development from the 1870s to the present day. It explains what structuralism was and why... Les mer
Case
Case is an accessible introduction for students of linguistics to the ways relations between words in sentences are marked in languages. Case is... Les mer
A Thematic Guide to Optimality Theory
This book describes Optimality Theory from the top down, explaining and exploring the central premises of OT and the results of their praxis.... Les mer
Regularity in Semantic Change
This important study of semantic change examines how new meanings arise through language use, especially the various ways in which speakers and... Les mer
Phonology and Language Use
A research perspective that takes language use into account opens up new views of old issues and provides an understanding of issues that linguists... Les mer
Morphological Productivity
Why are there more English words ending in -ness than ending in -ity? What is it about some endings that makes them more widely usable than others?... Les mer
Mood and Modality
Since the publication of F. R. Palmer’s first edition of Mood and Modality in 1986, when the topic of ‘modality’ was fairly unfamiliar, there... Les mer
The Syntax of Early English
This book is a guide to the development of English syntax between the Old and Modern periods. Beginning with an overview of the main features of... Les mer