Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info


New from Oxford University Press!

ad

Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary

By David Crystal

Offers a unique view of the English language and its development, and includes witty commentary and anecdotes along the way.


New from Cambridge University Press!

ad

The Indo-European Controversy: Facts and Fallacies in Historical Linguistics

By Asya Pereltsvaig and Martin W. Lewis

This book "asserts that the origin and spread of languages must be examined primarily through the time-tested techniques of linguistic analysis, rather than those of evolutionary biology" and "defends traditional practices in historical linguistics while remaining open to new techniques, including computational methods" and "will appeal to readers interested in world history and world geography."


Book Information

   
Sun Image

Title: Papers in Southeast Asian Linguistics NO.16
Edited By: Mary Clark
Description:

This volume contains a selection of papers on various syntactic, semantic and stylistic aspects of some Southeast Asian languages. Included are discussions of modality in Khmer (Ferdinand de Haan), copula constructions in Khmer (Charles Paus), derivative uses of 'give' in Thai (Kitima Indrambarya), human measure words in Cantonese (Judy Ho), speech levels in Sudanese (Edmund Anderson) and verbal adjuncts in Bantawa (Novel Rai and Werner Winter).

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: Pacific Linguistics
Review: Not available for review. If you would like to review a book on The LINGUIST List, please login to view the AFR list.
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Syntax
Issue: All announcements sent out by The LINGUIST List are emailed to our subscribers and archived with the Library of Congress.
Click here to see the original emailed issue.

Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0858834659
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 131pp
Prices: A$35.30