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Title: Intransitive Predication
Written By: Leon Stassen
Series Title: Oxford Studies in Typology and Linguistic Theory
Description:

Stassen makes a major contribution to the study of language typology with Intransitive Predication. Basing his analysis on a sample of 410 languages, he presents a universally applicable model for defining the domain of intransitive predication in natural languages.
Intransitive predicates are defined in terms of four domains: events (Sarah is walking), classes (Sarah is a secretary), properties (Sarah is tall), and locations (Sarah is in the garden).

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Typology
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 019823693X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 800pp
Prices: $145.00