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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

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Title: The Grammar of Identity
Subtitle: Intensifiers and Reflexives in Germanic Languages
Series Title: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics
Description:

This original treatment of an extremely complex and interesting subject
matter within Germanic languages and theoretical linguistics, investigates
why intensifiers and reflexives are formally indistinguishable in so many
languages around the world.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Syntax
Language Family(ies): Germanic
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415394112
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 258
Prices: U.S.$ 131.00