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Title: Les connecteurs contenant des prépositions en français
Subtitle: Profils sémantiques et pragmatiques en synchronie et diachronie
Written By: Hélène Stoye
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/186185?format=G
Series Title: De Gruyter Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für romanische Philologie 376
Description:

This study undertakes a systematic analysis of French prepositional connectors. It explains the tendency of prepositions to form connectors and provides a model of complementary semantic and pragmatic categories covering the types, functions, and usage of connectors across a variety of genres.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Pragmatics
Semantics
Syntax
Language Change
Subject Language(s): French
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ISBN-13: 9783110300680
Pages: 494
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ISBN-13: 9783110301304
Pages: 494
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