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Clause Structure and Word Order in the History of German

Clause Structure and Word Order in the History of German

Agnes Jäger, Gisella Ferraresi, and Helmut Weiß (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198813545
eISBN:
9780191851414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813545.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Over roughly the last decade, there has been a notable rise in new research on historical German syntax in a generative perspective. This volume presents a state-of-the-art survey of this thriving ... More

ContactThe Interaction of Closely Related Linguistic Varieties and the History of English

Contact: The Interaction of Closely Related Linguistic Varieties and the History of English

Robert McColl Millar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474409087
eISBN:
9781474426787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409087.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Contact discusses the ways in which linguistic contact between closely related varieties differs from contact between fully discrete varieties. Particular focus is given to the development of ... More

English ExposedCommon Mistakes Made by Chinese Speakers

English Exposed: Common Mistakes Made by Chinese Speakers

Steve Hart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390755
eISBN:
9789888390465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390755.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Having analysed the most common English errors made in over 600 academic papers written by Chinese undergraduates, postgraduates, and researchers, Steve Hart has written an essential, practical guide ... More

Expressive Minds and Artistic CreationsStudies in Cognitive Poetics

Expressive Minds and Artistic Creations: Studies in Cognitive Poetics

Szilvia Csabi (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190457747
eISBN:
9780190457761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190457747.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Expressive Minds and Artistic Creations: Studies in Cognitive Poetics presents multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research papers describing new developments in the field of cognitive poetics. ... More

Gender from Latin to RomanceHistory, Geography, Typology

Gender from Latin to Romance: History, Geography, Typology

Michele Loporcaro

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199656547
eISBN:
9780191848100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199656547.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The book addresses grammatical gender in Romance, and its development from Latin. It works with the toolbox of current linguistic typology, and asks the fundamental question of how the Latin ... More

Nominal Contact in Michif

Nominal Contact in Michif

Carrie Gillon and Nicole Rosen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198795339
eISBN:
9780191836596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795339.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

Michif is an endangered language spoken by approximately a few hundred Métis people, mostly located in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, Canada. Michif is usually categorized as a mixed language (Bakker ... More

The Politics of Arabic in IsraelA Sociolinguistic Analysis

The Politics of Arabic in Israel: A Sociolinguistic Analysis

Camelia Suleiman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420860
eISBN:
9781474435666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420860.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Arabic became a minority language in Israel in 1948, as a result of the Palestinian exodus from their land that year. Although it remains an official language, along with Hebrew, Israel has made ... More

The Romance VerbMorphomic Structure and Diachrony

The Romance Verb: Morphomic Structure and Diachrony

Martin Maiden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199660216
eISBN:
9780191800375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199660216.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

This book is the first ever comprehensive comparative–historical survey of patterns of alternation in the Romance verb that appear to be autonomously morphological in the sense that, although they ... More

Tracing Language Movement in Africa

Tracing Language Movement in Africa

Ericka A. Albaugh and Kathryn M. de Luna (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190657543
eISBN:
9780190657574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190657543.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

For both scholars and the informed layman, the great diversity of ethnicities and languages in Africa invites notions of Africa as a fragmented place. Our language maps perpetuate the image by ... More

Verb Movement in RomanceA Comparative Study

Verb Movement in Romance: A Comparative Study

Norma Schifano

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198804642
eISBN:
9780191842863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804642.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book provides a detailed account of verb movement across more than twenty standard and non-standard Romance varieties. It examines the position of the verb with respect to a wide selection of ... More

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