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The Ancient Language, and the Dialect of Cornwall, with an Enlarged Glossary of Cornish Provincial Words

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Linguistic Bibliography for the Year 2013

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Title: Passivierung und Unakkusativität in den romanischen Sprachen Spanisch, Italienisch und Französisch
Subtitle: Untersuchung aus synchroner und diachroner Perspektive
Written By: Katrin Schmitz
Series Title: Tübinger Beiträge zur Linguistik (TBL), Vol. 525

Das vorliegende Buch leistet einen Beitrag zur wissenschaftlichen Erforschung
des Sprachwandels im Bereich passivischer Konstruktionen. Dabei werden die
drei romanischen Sprachen Spanisch,Italienisch und Französisch anhand von
Chroniken aus drei Epochen vergleichend untersucht. Neben dieser empirischen
Besonderheit liegt ein neuer theoretischer Beitrag in der Nutzung der Theorie
des Generativen Lexikons von Pustejovsky (1995) für die Erarbeitung einer vom
Lexikon ausgehenden Sprachwandeltheorie.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): French
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783823366256
Pages: 331
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