This is the first study that empirically investigates preposition placement across all clause types. The study compares first-language (British English) and second-language (Kenyan English) data and will therefore appeal to readers interested in world Englishes. Over 100 authentic corpus examples are discussed in the text, which will appeal to those who want to see 'real data'
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