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A History of the Irish Language: From the Norman Invasion to Independence

By Aidan Doyle

This book "sets the history of the Irish language in its political and cultural context" and "makes available for the first time material that has previously been inaccessible to non-Irish speakers."


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The Cambridge Handbook of Pragmatics

Edited By Keith Allan and Kasia M. Jaszczolt

This book "fills the unquestionable need for a comprehensive and up-to-date handbook on the fast-developing field of pragmatics" and "includes contributions from many of the principal figures in a wide variety of fields of pragmatic research as well as some up-and-coming pragmatists."


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Title: Voice and Inversion
Edited By: T. Givón
Description:

This collection aims first to establish a structure-independent, language-independent definition of pragmatic voice, and more specifically then a universal functional definition of 'inverse'. The grammar and pragmatic function of the four major voice constructions -- direct-acive, inverse, passive, antipassive -- are surveyed using narrative texts from 14 languages: Koyukon (Athabascan), Plains Cree, (Algonquian), Chepang (Tibeto-Burman), Squamish and Bella Coola (Salish), Sahaptin (Sahaptian), Kutenai (isolate), Suriinam Carib (Carib) Cebuano and Karao (Philippine).

Publication Year: 1994
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Subject Language(s): Bella Coola
Chepang
Cebuano
Cree, Plains
Koyukon
Kutenai
Karao
Squamish
Language Family(ies): Sahaptin
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ISBN: 9027229171
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ISBN: 155619420X
ISBN-13: 9781556194207
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Pages: 510
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