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By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Analysing Secondary Predication in East Asian Languages
Written By: Ryosuke Shibagaki

After more than three decades of research on secondary predication, there has not been until now a book which examines the syntactic and semantic mechanisms of secondary predication in East Asian languages, such as Chinese, Japanese, Mongolian and Korean. Shibagaki’s lucid and impartial survey should prove of much value to people interested in the study of not only secondary predication but also the theories of syntax and semantics.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Family(ies): Asian Mixed Language
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1443842729
ISBN-13: 9781443842723
Pages: 270
Prices: U.K. £ 44.99
U.S. $ 67.99