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Dialectology meets typology [electronic resource] : dialect grammar from a cross-linguistic perspective / edited by Bernd Kortmann.

Contributor(s): Kortmann, Bernd, 1960-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Trends in linguisticsStudies and monographs: 153.Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, c2004Description: 1 online resource (vi, 541 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 3110197324; 9783110197327; 9783110179491 (alk. paper); 3110179490 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Dialectology | Typology (Linguistics) | Language and languages -- Variation | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- General | Dialectologie | TaaltypologieGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Dialectology meets typology.DDC classification: 417/.2 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: In what ways can dialectologists and language typologists profit from each others' work when looking across the fence? This is the guiding question of this volume, which involves follow-up questions such as: How can dialectologists profit from adopting the large body of insights in and hypotheses on language variation and language universals familiar from work in language typology, notably functional typology? Vice versa, what can typologists learn from the study of non-standard varieties? What are possible contributions of dialectology to areal typologies and the study of grammaticalization?
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In what ways can dialectologists and language typologists profit from each others' work when looking across the fence? This is the guiding question of this volume, which involves follow-up questions such as: How can dialectologists profit from adopting the large body of insights in and hypotheses on language variation and language universals familiar from work in language typology, notably functional typology? Vice versa, what can typologists learn from the study of non-standard varieties? What are possible contributions of dialectology to areal typologies and the study of grammaticalization?

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