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Clusivity [electronic resource] : typology and case studies of inclusive-exclusive distinction / edited by Elena Filimonova.

Contributor(s): Filimonova, Elena.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Typological studies in language: 63.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, Pa. : J. Benjamins Pub., c2005Description: 1 online resource (xii, 436 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9789027293886 (electronic bk.); 9027293880 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Grammar, Comparative and general -- Clusivity | Typology (Linguistics) | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Grammar & Punctuation | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- SyntaxGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Clusivity.DDC classification: 415/.01 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction / Elena Filimonova -- Understanding inclusives / Michael Daniel -- Inclusive-exclusive as person vs. number catagories worldwide / Balthasar Bickel and Johanna Nichols -- Syncretisms involving clusivity / Michael Cysouw -- Only you? / Horst J. Simon -- Inclusive and exclusive in free and bound person forms / Anna Siewierska and Dik Bakker -- Inclusive imperative / Nina Dobrushina and Valentin Goussev -- A typology of honorific uses of clusivity / Michael Cysouw -- Exclusive pronouns in American Sign Language / Kearsy Cormier -- Inclusive-exclusive in Austronesian / Frantisek Lichtenberk -- The inclusive-exclusive distinction in in Tibeto-Burman languages / Randy J. LaPolla -- Inclusive-exclusive distinctions in the languages of central-western South America / Mily Crevels and Pieter Muysken -- Inclusive and exclusive in Turkic languages / Irena Nevskaya -- Development of an inclusive-exclusive distinction / Jeanette Sakel -- The inclusive and exclusive in Shuswap / Jan P. van Eijk -- Clusivity cross-linguistically / Elene Filimonova.
Summary: This book presents a collection of papers on clusivity, a newly coined term for the inclusive-exclusive distinction. Clusivity is a widespread feature familiar from descriptive grammars and frequently figuring in typological schemes and diachronic scenarios. However, no comprehensive exploration of it has been available so far. This book is intended to make the first step towards a better understanding of the inclusive-exclusive opposition, by documenting the current linguistic knowledge on the topic. The issues discussed include the categorial and paradigmatic status of the opposition, its geo.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / Elena Filimonova -- Understanding inclusives / Michael Daniel -- Inclusive-exclusive as person vs. number catagories worldwide / Balthasar Bickel and Johanna Nichols -- Syncretisms involving clusivity / Michael Cysouw -- Only you? / Horst J. Simon -- Inclusive and exclusive in free and bound person forms / Anna Siewierska and Dik Bakker -- Inclusive imperative / Nina Dobrushina and Valentin Goussev -- A typology of honorific uses of clusivity / Michael Cysouw -- Exclusive pronouns in American Sign Language / Kearsy Cormier -- Inclusive-exclusive in Austronesian / Frantisek Lichtenberk -- The inclusive-exclusive distinction in in Tibeto-Burman languages / Randy J. LaPolla -- Inclusive-exclusive distinctions in the languages of central-western South America / Mily Crevels and Pieter Muysken -- Inclusive and exclusive in Turkic languages / Irena Nevskaya -- Development of an inclusive-exclusive distinction / Jeanette Sakel -- The inclusive and exclusive in Shuswap / Jan P. van Eijk -- Clusivity cross-linguistically / Elene Filimonova.

This book presents a collection of papers on clusivity, a newly coined term for the inclusive-exclusive distinction. Clusivity is a widespread feature familiar from descriptive grammars and frequently figuring in typological schemes and diachronic scenarios. However, no comprehensive exploration of it has been available so far. This book is intended to make the first step towards a better understanding of the inclusive-exclusive opposition, by documenting the current linguistic knowledge on the topic. The issues discussed include the categorial and paradigmatic status of the opposition, its geo.

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