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A History of the Irish Language: From the Norman Invasion to Independence

By Aidan Doyle

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The Cambridge Handbook of Pragmatics

Edited By Keith Allan and Kasia M. Jaszczolt

This book "fills the unquestionable need for a comprehensive and up-to-date handbook on the fast-developing field of pragmatics" and "includes contributions from many of the principal figures in a wide variety of fields of pragmatic research as well as some up-and-coming pragmatists."


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Title: Grammatical Theory and Romance Languages
Edited By: Karen Zagona
Description:

This volume presents recent theoretical research on Romance languages, selected from papers presented at the 25th Linguistic Symposium On Romance Languages. It includes studies of individual Romance languages as well as comparative studies -- both within the Romance family and with non-Romance languages (Basque, Bulgarian, Germanic and uechua). Papers in phonetics and phonology treat stress, syllable structure, s-weakening. and the declination effect. Morphological topics include class-marker suppression and gender agreement and suppletion. Topics in syntactic theory include clitics, participial and adjectival agreement, the syntax of tense, mood, negation, adjectival predication. Tough-constructions, quantification and null objects.

Publication Year: 1996
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Typology
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556195885
ISBN-13: 9781556195884
Pages: 330
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