LINGUIST List 11.277

Wed Feb 9 2000

Qs: Typology/Noun Classifiers, Functional Grammar

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  1. Lisa Johnson, Typology of Noun Classifiers
  2. futureway, Functional Grammar vs. Formal Grammar

Message 1: Typology of Noun Classifiers

Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2000 17:05:33 -0700
From: Lisa Johnson <lisautahconsulting.com>
Subject: Typology of Noun Classifiers

Is anybody aware of research on the typology of noun classifier use? 
I have seen some information on the use of noun classifiers with numerals,
but I'm particularly interested in other uses, such as in possessive
constructions, relative clauses, and demonstrative forms. 
I'd appreciate information on these or any other uses. I'll post a summary.

Thanks,
Lisa Johnson
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Message 2: Functional Grammar vs. Formal Grammar

Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2000 18:44:24 +0100
From: futureway <futurewayctv.es>
Subject: Functional Grammar vs. Formal Grammar


I'll be starting a Master's course in Functional grammar, so I 
was hoping to get an overview of functional grammar; what are the main 
principles or aspects of a functional grammar. I'm more familiar with a formal 
grammar so what are the differences between formalism and functionalism.
Thank you in advance,
Michael Johnson
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