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Reciprocal constructions [electronic resource] / edited by Vladimir P. Nedjalkov ; with the assistance of Emma �S. Geniu�sien�e, Zlatka Guentch�eva.

Contributor(s): Ned�i�alkov, V. P. (Vladimir Petrovich) | Gen�i�ushene, �E. Sh. (�Emma Shiri�i�azdanovna) | Guentch�eva, Zlatka.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Typological studies in language: v. 71.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., 2007Description: 1 online resource (5 v.).ISBN: 9789027291714 (electronic bk.); 9027291713 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Grammar, Comparative and general -- Reciprocals | R�eciproques (Linguistique) | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Grammar & Punctuation | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- SyntaxGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Reciprocal constructions.DDC classification: 415 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Reciprocal Constructions; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Dedication page; Table of contents; List of contributors; Foreword; Preface; Typological aspects of the investigation of reciprocals; Overview of the research; Lexical reciprocals as a means of expressing reciprocal situations; Encoding of the reciprocal meaning; Sociativity, conjoining, reciprocity, and the Latin prefix com-; Polysemy of reciprocal markers; Reciprocal and polyadic (Remarkable reciprocals in Bantu)*; Reciprocal derivation involving non-verbals; Questionnaire on reciprocals
Summary: This monograph constitutes the first comprehensive investigation of reciprocal constructions and related phenomena in the world's languages. Reciprocal constructions (of the type The two boys hit each other, The poets admire each other's poems) have often been the subject of language-particular studies, but it is only in this work that a truly global comparative picture emerges. Nine stage-setting chapters dealing with general and theoretical matters are followed by 40 chapters containing in-depth descriptions of reciprocals in individual languages by renowned specialists. The introductory pap.
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Reciprocal Constructions; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Dedication page; Table of contents; List of contributors; Foreword; Preface; Typological aspects of the investigation of reciprocals; Overview of the research; Lexical reciprocals as a means of expressing reciprocal situations; Encoding of the reciprocal meaning; Sociativity, conjoining, reciprocity, and the Latin prefix com-; Polysemy of reciprocal markers; Reciprocal and polyadic (Remarkable reciprocals in Bantu)*; Reciprocal derivation involving non-verbals; Questionnaire on reciprocals

This monograph constitutes the first comprehensive investigation of reciprocal constructions and related phenomena in the world's languages. Reciprocal constructions (of the type The two boys hit each other, The poets admire each other's poems) have often been the subject of language-particular studies, but it is only in this work that a truly global comparative picture emerges. Nine stage-setting chapters dealing with general and theoretical matters are followed by 40 chapters containing in-depth descriptions of reciprocals in individual languages by renowned specialists. The introductory pap.

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