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Title: Complementation
Subtitle: A Cross-Linguistic Typology
Edited By: R. M. W. Dixon
Chia-jung Pan
Series Title: Explorations in Linguistic Typology

A complement clause is used instead of a noun phrase; for example one can
say either I heard [the result] or I heard [that England beat France].
Languages lacking complement clauses employ complementation strategies to
achieve similar semantic results. Detailed studies of particular languages,
including Akkadian, Israeli, Jarawara, and Pennsylvania German, are framed
by R.M. W. Dixon's introduction, which sets out the range of issues, and
his conclusion, which draws together the evidence and the arguments.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): Hebrew
German, Pennsylvania
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0199297878
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 304
Prices: U.K. £ 55.00