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LINGUIST List 17.2173

Fri Jul 28 2006

Books: Syntax: Dixon, Aikhenvald (Eds)

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        1.    Jenny Breaker, Complementation: Dixon, Aikhenvald (Eds)


Message 1: Complementation: Dixon, Aikhenvald (Eds)
Date: 24-Jul-2006
From: Jenny Breaker <jenny.breakeroup.com>
Subject: Complementation: Dixon, Aikhenvald (Eds)


Title: Complementation
Subtitle: A Cross-Linguistic Typology
Series Title: Explorations in Linguistic Typology
Published: 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press
                http://www.oup.com/us

Book URL: http://www.oup.com/uk/catalogue/?ci=9780199297870

Editor: R.M.W. Dixon, La Trobe University
Editor: Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald, La Trobe University
Hardback: ISBN: 0199297878 Pages: 304 Price: U.K. £ 55.00
Abstract:

A complement clause is used instead of a noun phrase; for example one can
say either I heard [the result] or I heard [that England beat France].
Languages lacking complement clauses employ complementation strategies to
achieve similar semantic results. Detailed studies of particular languages,
including Akkadian, Israeli, Jarawara, and Pennsylvania German, are framed
by R.M. W. Dixon's introduction, which sets out the range of issues, and
his conclusion, which draws together the evidence and the arguments.

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Subject Language(s): Hebrew (heb)
                            Jaruára (jap)
                            German, Pennsylvania (pdc)
                            Akkadian (akk)

Written In: English (eng )

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