LINGUIST List 26.3309

Wed Jul 15 2015

Books: Diachrony of Verb Morphology: Robbeets

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Date: 13-Jul-2015
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Subject: Diachrony of Verb Morphology: Robbeets
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Title: Diachrony of Verb Morphology
Subtitle: Japanese and the Other Transeurasian languages
Series Title: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs 291
Published: 2015
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton

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Author: Martine Irma Robbeets
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110378238 Pages: 544 Price: Europe EURO 100

This book deals with shared verb morphology in Japanese and other languages that have been identified as Transeurasian (traditionally: “Altaic”) in previous research. It analyzes shared etymologies and reconstructed grammaticalizations with the goal to provide evidence for the genealogical relatedness of these languages.

Linguistic Field(s): Genetic Classification

Subject Language(s): Japanese (jpn)
Language Family(ies): Altaic

Written In: English (eng)

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