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Switch reference and universal grammar [electronic resource] : proceedings of a symposium on switch reference and universal grammar, Winnipeg, May 1981 / edited by John Haiman and Pamela Munro.

Contributor(s): Haiman, John | Munro, Pamela | Symposium on Switch Reference and Universal Grammar (1981 : Winnipeg, Man.).
Material type: TextTextSeries: Typological studies in language: v. 2.Publisher: Amsterdam : Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 1983Description: 1 online resource (xv, 358 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789027280268 (electronic bk.); 9027280266 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Grammar, Comparative and general -- Agreement -- Congresses | Grammar, Comparative and general -- Verb. -- Congresses | Typology (Linguistics) -- Congresses | Language and languages | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Grammar & Punctuation | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / SyntaxGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Switch Reference and Universal Grammar : Proceedings of a symposium on switch reference and universal grammar, Winnipeg, May 1981DDC classification: 415 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
SWITCH-REFERENCE AND UNIVERSAL GRAMMAR; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; INTRODUCTION; NOTES; SWITCH REFERENCE IN TWO QUECHUA LANGUAGES; SWITCH-REFERENCE IN HUICHOL A TYPOLOGICAL STUDY; SOME FEATURES OF INTERCLAUSAL REFERENCE IN KEWA; TOPIC CONTINUITY IN DISCOURSE: THE FUNCTIONAL DOMAIN OF SWITCH REFERENCE; SWITCHREFERENCE, CLAUSE ORDER, AND INTERCLAUSAL RELATIONSHIPS IN MARICOPA1; ON SOME ORIGINS OF SWITCH REFERENCE MARKING; REFERENTIAL TRACKING IN NUNGGUBUYU (AUSTRALIA).
Typological and genetic notes on switch-reference systems in north american indian languages*switchreferencesystemsfrom two distinct linguistic areas: wojokeso (papua new guinea) and guanano (northern south america); switch-reference in lenakel; when "same" is not "not different"; switch reference in the northeast caucasus; interclausal reference in kashaya1; switch reference, syntactic organization, and rhetorical structure in central yup'ik eskimo*; references; index of languages, language families, and language areas.
Summary: Canonical switch-reference is an inflectional category of the verb, which indicates whether or not its subject is identical with the subject of some other verb. Switch-reference may be analyzed from a structural or a functional point of view. Functionally, switch-reference is a device for referential tracking. Formally, switch-reference is almost always a verbal category, similar to the familiar category of verbal concord. In most languages switch-reference marking is indicated by a verbal affix, however in some languages it may be marked by an independent morpheme. The contributions to this v.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

SWITCH-REFERENCE AND UNIVERSAL GRAMMAR; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; INTRODUCTION; NOTES; SWITCH REFERENCE IN TWO QUECHUA LANGUAGES; SWITCH-REFERENCE IN HUICHOL A TYPOLOGICAL STUDY; SOME FEATURES OF INTERCLAUSAL REFERENCE IN KEWA; TOPIC CONTINUITY IN DISCOURSE: THE FUNCTIONAL DOMAIN OF SWITCH REFERENCE; SWITCHREFERENCE, CLAUSE ORDER, AND INTERCLAUSAL RELATIONSHIPS IN MARICOPA1; ON SOME ORIGINS OF SWITCH REFERENCE MARKING; REFERENTIAL TRACKING IN NUNGGUBUYU (AUSTRALIA).

Typological and genetic notes on switch-reference systems in north american indian languages*switchreferencesystemsfrom two distinct linguistic areas: wojokeso (papua new guinea) and guanano (northern south america); switch-reference in lenakel; when "same" is not "not different"; switch reference in the northeast caucasus; interclausal reference in kashaya1; switch reference, syntactic organization, and rhetorical structure in central yup'ik eskimo*; references; index of languages, language families, and language areas.

Canonical switch-reference is an inflectional category of the verb, which indicates whether or not its subject is identical with the subject of some other verb. Switch-reference may be analyzed from a structural or a functional point of view. Functionally, switch-reference is a device for referential tracking. Formally, switch-reference is almost always a verbal category, similar to the familiar category of verbal concord. In most languages switch-reference marking is indicated by a verbal affix, however in some languages it may be marked by an independent morpheme. The contributions to this v.

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