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Title: Complementation
Subtitle: A Cross-Linguistic Typology
Edited By: R. M. W. Dixon
Chia-jung Pan

Note: This is the paperback edition of a previously announced book.

Now in paperback, this book shows how languages differ in the grammatical
properties of complement clauses and in the types of verbs which take them,
and explores the strategies deployed by languages which lack a complement
clause construction.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0199556660
ISBN-13: 9780199556663
Pages: 304
Prices: U.S. $ 45.00