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Title: Clause Structure in South Asian Languages
Edited By: Veneeta Dayal
Anoop Mahajan
Series Title: Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 61
Description:

This book is for linguists interested in syntax and semantics, syntactic
typology and in South Asian languages. The researchers in the field of
theoretical and theoretically inclined descriptive linguistics have for a
long time felt a need for detailed and clearly presented linguistic
treatments of various syntactic phenomena in South Asian languages.

Clause Structure in South Asian Languages:
- provides a comprehensive overview and covers major aspects of clause
structure in a variety of South Asian languages
- provides detailed analyses of several aspects of phrase structure of many
prominent South Asian languages
- gives theoretically up-to-date treatment of several important issues in
South Asian syntax and semantics
- contains papers by some of the most prominent linguists working on South
Asian languages.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Springer
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Syntax
Typology
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1402027176
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 325
Prices: U.K. £ 99.00
Europe EURO 143.00
U.S. $ 189.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1402027184
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 325
Prices: U.K. £ 34.00
Europe EURO 52.43