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Tue Feb 07 2012

Books: Semantics/Syntax/Typolology/Lexicography: Aikhenvald, Dixon

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        1.     Els van Egmond , Language at Large: Aikhenvald, Dixon


Message 1: Language at Large: Aikhenvald, Dixon
Date: 06-Feb-2012
From: Els van Egmond <egmondebrill.nl>
Subject: Language at Large: Aikhenvald, Dixon
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Title: Language at Large
Subtitle: Essays on Syntax and Semantics
Series Title: Empirical Approaches to Linguistic Theory
Published: 2011
Publisher: Brill
                http://www.brill.nl

Book URL: http://www.brill.nl/language-large

Author: Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald
Author: R. M. W. Dixon
Hardback: ISBN: 9789004206076 Pages: 630 Price: Europe EURO 188
Hardback: ISBN: 9789004206076 Pages: 630 Price: U.S. $ 257
Abstract:

The volume brings together important essays on syntax and semantics by
Aikhenvald and Dixon, highlighting their expertise in various fields of linguistics.
The first part focusses on linguistic typology, covering case markers used on
verbs, argument-determined constructions, unusual meanings of causatives, the
semantic basis for a typology, word-class-changing derivations, speech reports
and semi-direct speech. The second part concentrates on documentation and
analysis of previously undescribed languages, from South America and
Indigenous Australia. The third part addresses a variety of issues in grammar
and lexicography of English. This includes pronouns with transferred reference,
comparative constructions, features of the noun phrase, and the discussion of
'twice'. The treatment of Australian Aboriginal words in dictionaries is discussed
in the final chapter.

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
                            Lexicography
                            Semantics
                            Syntax
                            Typology
Language Family(ies): Austro-Asiatic

Written In: English (eng)

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