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Case, typology, and grammar [electronic resource] : in honor of Barry J. Blake / edited by Anna Siewierska, Jae Jung Song.

Contributor(s): Blake, Barry J | Siewierska, Anna | Song, Jae Jung, 1958-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Typological studies in language: v. 38.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, c1998Description: 1 online resource (xx, 379 p.) : ill., map.ISBN: 9789027298614 (electronic bk.); 9027298610 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Grammar, Comparative and general | Grammar, Comparative and general -- Case | Typology (Linguistics) | Grammaire compar�ee et g�en�erale | Cas (Linguistique) | Typologie (Linguistique) | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Grammar & Punctuation | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Syntax | Taaltypologie | GrammaticaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Case, typology, and grammar.DDC classification: 415 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
CASE, TYPOLOGY AND GRAMMAR; Editorial page; Title page; LCC page; Table of Contents; Abbreviations; Preface; Publications of Barry Blake; On the semantic frames of be and 'possessive 'have; 'Crow is sittingchasingthem ' Grammaticisation and the verb 'to sit 'in the Mantharta languages, Western Australia; Factors of typology in language acquisition: Some examples from Warlpiri; Markedness and iconicity: Some questions; Throw the baby from the window a cookie English and Pennsylvania German in contact; The great Daghestanian case hoax; Iwaidja mutation and its origins.
Summary: The present volume is a collection of fifteen original articles that include descriptive, typological and/or theoretical studies of a number of morphosyntactic phenomena, such as case, transitivity, grammaticalization, valency alternations, etc., in a variety of languages or language groups, and discussions concerning theoretical issues in specific grammatical frameworks. The collection, written in honor of the Australian linguist Barry J. Blake on his 60th birthday, thematically reflects the field that Professor Blake has worked in over the past three decades. The volume will be of special in.
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"Publications of Barry Blake": p. [xiv]-xx.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

CASE, TYPOLOGY AND GRAMMAR; Editorial page; Title page; LCC page; Table of Contents; Abbreviations; Preface; Publications of Barry Blake; On the semantic frames of be and 'possessive 'have; 'Crow is sittingchasingthem ' Grammaticisation and the verb 'to sit 'in the Mantharta languages, Western Australia; Factors of typology in language acquisition: Some examples from Warlpiri; Markedness and iconicity: Some questions; Throw the baby from the window a cookie English and Pennsylvania German in contact; The great Daghestanian case hoax; Iwaidja mutation and its origins.

The present volume is a collection of fifteen original articles that include descriptive, typological and/or theoretical studies of a number of morphosyntactic phenomena, such as case, transitivity, grammaticalization, valency alternations, etc., in a variety of languages or language groups, and discussions concerning theoretical issues in specific grammatical frameworks. The collection, written in honor of the Australian linguist Barry J. Blake on his 60th birthday, thematically reflects the field that Professor Blake has worked in over the past three decades. The volume will be of special in.

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