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Title: Noun Phrases and Nominalization in Basque
Subtitle: Syntax and semantics
Edited By: Urtzi Etxeberria
Ricardo Etxepare
Myriam Uribe-Etxebarria
Series Title: Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 187

This collective volume on nominal expressions in Basque, a language isolate with no known relatives, comprises original papers on the syntactic structure and the interpretation of both Noun Phrases and nominalization constructions – a traditionally neglected aspect of Basque linguistics. The minute attention to properties and paradigms previously overlooked, and the analyses of them in the light of recent advances in syntactic theory make this book a valuable tool for syntacticians, semanticists and morphologists. This work fills a gap in the theoretical study of Basque, and the richness of data presented makes it interesting for any researcher from whatever particular theoretical persuasion. This volume is especially useful for researchers, graduate students, and advanced undergraduate students of comparative grammar, typology, and theoretical linguistics.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Generative Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Basque
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9789027255709
Prices: U.S. $ 165.00
U.K. £ 110.00
Europe EURO 116.60
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9789027274540
Prices: U.S. $ 165.00
Europe EURO 110.00