This book presents a new theory of grammatical categories - the Universal Spine Hypothesis - and reinforces generative notions of Universal Grammar while accommodating insights from linguistic typology.
On multiple source constructions in language change
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2013. vi, 219 pp.
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On multiple source constructions in language change Freek Van de Velde, Hendrik De Smet and Lobke Ghesquière 473 – 489
Multiple inheritance and constructional change Graeme Trousdale 491 – 514
An inquiry into unidirectionality as a foundational element of grammaticalization: On the role played by analogy and the synchronic grammar system in processes of language change Olga Fischer 515 – 533
Serving two masters: Form–function friction in syntactic amalgams Hendrik De Smet and Freek Van de Velde 534 – 565
Multiple sources for the German scandal construction Livio Gaeta 566 – 598
Sources of auxiliation in the perfects of Europe Bridget Drinka 599 – 644
Multiple roots of innovations in language contact: Evidence from morphological intermingling in contact between Ingrian Finnish and Estonian Helka Riionheimo 645 – 674
Multiple sources and multiple causes multiply explored Brian D. Joseph 675 – 691