LINGUIST List 4.181

Sun 14 Mar 1993

Books: Lezghian, Finno-Ugric, Germanic

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Message 1: Lezghian, Finno-Ugric, Germanic

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Subject: Lezghian, Finno-Ugric, Germanic
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Haspelmath, Martin A GRAMMAR OF LEZGIAN
 1993. xx, 567 pp. Clothbound. ISBN 3-11-013735-6
 DM 298,00; approx. US $ 206,00 Mouton de Gruyter
 >internet:100064.2307compuserve.com Langs, Grammar
This grammar presents a comprehensive description of Lezgian, one of the
indigenous languages of the Caucasus belonging to the Nakho-Daghestanian
language family. Lezgian is a mainly suffixing agglutinating language with
consistently head-final word order and ergative clause structure.

Nevis, Joel, & Juta Kitching (eds.). FUSAC '91 ACEFO: Proceedings of
 the 8th Meeting of the Finno-Ugric Studies Association of Canada/Actes
 du huitieme colloque de l'association canadienne des etudes
 finno-ougriennes. 1992. v + 115 pp. Paperback. $30.00(CAN) or
 $25.00(US). FUSAC Publications.
 >JOEL_NEVISCSUFresno.edu Estonian, Finnish, Hungarian
On a variety of topics in linguistics and phonetics, sociology, history,
geography, and literature.

Kenesei, I. and Csaba Pleh (eds). APPROACHES TO HUNGARIAN, VOL. 4, JATE,
 Szeged, 306pp. (Proceedings of the first conference on Hungarian
 in the U.S.A., held at Indiana University, Bloomington, April 1992).
Contains papers (i) IN SYNTAX, IN PHONOLOGY, IN SEMANTICS, PSYCHOLINGUISTICS.
Available from: JATE Angol Tanszek A/H, Pf. 691, Szeged 6701, HUNGARY
Price: US$13.00 + $4.00 (S/H surface) or $6.00 (S/H air)
Make checks payable to Dept. of English, U of Szeged.

GERMANIC LANGUAGES

Weerman, Fred THE V2 CONSPIRACY: A SYNCHRONIC AND A DIACHRONIC ANALYSIS
OF VERBAL POSITIONS IN GERMANIC LANGUAGES
 1992. 1st printing 1989. xii, 263 pp. Paperback. ISBN 3-11-013141-2
 DM 58.00; approx US $ 40.00 Mouton de Gruyter
 >internet:100064.2307compuserve.com Germanic Langs, Syntax, Textbook
In this diachronic study, it is argued that the changes under consideration
are the result of a shift from "morphological" means of visualizing certain
relations to "syntactic" means; which is in turn related to deflexion.
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