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Vowel Length From Latin to Romance

By Michele Loporcaro

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Letter Writing and Language Change

Edited By Anita Auer, Daniel Schreier, and Richard J. Watts

This book "challenges the assumption that there is only one 'legitimate' and homogenous form of English or of any other language" and "supports the view of different/alternative histories of the English language and will appeal to readers who are skeptical of 'standard' language ideology."


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Title: Classifiers: A Typology of Noun Categorization Devices
Written By: Chia-jung Pan
Description:

Almost all languages have some grammatical means for categorizing nouns.
This book provides a comprehensive and original analysis of noun
categorization devices all over the world. It will interest typologists,
those working in the fields of morphosyntactic variation and lexical
semantics, as well as anthropologists and all other scholars interested in
the mechanisms of human cognition.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Syntax
Typology
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 019823886X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 480pp
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