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Formal evidence in grammaticalization research [electronic resource] / edited by An Van linden, Jean-Christophe Verstraete, Kristin Davidse ; in collaboration with Hubert Cuyckens.

Contributor(s): Linden, An van, 1982- | Verstraete, Jean-Christophe, 1976- | Davidse, Kristin.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Typological studies in language: Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., c2010Description: 1 online resource (344 p.).ISBN: 9789027287670 (electronic bk.); 9027287678 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Grammar, Comparative and general -- Grammaticalization -- Congresses | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- GrammarGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Formal evidence in grammaticalization research.DDC classification: 415 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Formal Evidence in Grammaticalization Research; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; On problem areas in grammaticalization:; Grammaticalization within and outside of a domain; Delexicalizing di; Should conditionals be emergent ... ; From manner expression to attitudinal discourse marker; Grammaticalization and lexicalization effects in participial morphology; Frequency as a cause of semantic change; The role of frequency and prosody in the grammaticalization of Korean -canh-; Emergence of the indefinite article:; To dare to or not to.
Summary: This collective volume focuses on the crucial role of formal evidence in recognizing and explaining instances of grammaticalization. It addresses the hitherto neglected issue of system-internal factors steering grammaticalization and also revisits formal recognition criteria such as Lehmann and Hopper's parameters of grammaticalization. The articles investigate developments of such phenomena as modal auxiliaries, attitudinal markers, V1-conditionals, nominalizers, and pronouns, using data from a wide range of languages and (in some cases) from diachronic corpora. In the process, they explore f.
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The present volume finds its origin in the conference "From ideational to interpersonal: Perspectives from grammaticalization" (FITIGRA), held at the University of Leuven from 10 to 12 February 2005.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Formal Evidence in Grammaticalization Research; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; On problem areas in grammaticalization:; Grammaticalization within and outside of a domain; Delexicalizing di; Should conditionals be emergent ... ; From manner expression to attitudinal discourse marker; Grammaticalization and lexicalization effects in participial morphology; Frequency as a cause of semantic change; The role of frequency and prosody in the grammaticalization of Korean -canh-; Emergence of the indefinite article:; To dare to or not to.

This collective volume focuses on the crucial role of formal evidence in recognizing and explaining instances of grammaticalization. It addresses the hitherto neglected issue of system-internal factors steering grammaticalization and also revisits formal recognition criteria such as Lehmann and Hopper's parameters of grammaticalization. The articles investigate developments of such phenomena as modal auxiliaries, attitudinal markers, V1-conditionals, nominalizers, and pronouns, using data from a wide range of languages and (in some cases) from diachronic corpora. In the process, they explore f.

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