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Title: Rara & Rarissima
Subtitle: Documenting the Fringes of Linguistic Diversity
Edited By: Jan Wohlgemuth
Michael Cysouw
URL: http://www.degruyter.de/cont/fb/sk/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110228540-1
Series Title: Empirical Approaches to Language Typology [EALT] 46
Description:

The papers in this book describe and analyze rara in individual
languages, covering an extraordinarily broad geographic distribution,
including papers about languages from all over the globe. The range of
theoretical subjects discussed shows an enormous breadth, ranging
from phonology through word formation, lexical semantics to syntax
and even some sociolinguistics.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Phonology
Semantics
Sociolinguistics
Syntax
Typology
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110228557
Pages: 408
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110228540
Pages: 408
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95