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Approaches to Language Typology

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Oxford University Press, USA
ContributionsMasayoshi Shibatani (Editor), Theodora Bynon (Editor)
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Theodora Bynon is Professor of Historical Linguistics (now part-time) at the University of London. She is the author of Historical Linguistics () and of numerous papers on topics in historical linguistics, the history of linguistics, and : Paperback. Series: Empirical Approaches To Language Typology (Book 28) Hardcover: pages; Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton; Reprint ed.

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Approaches to Language Typology book text approaches word classes and their categorial manifestations from the perspective of typology and language universals research. The authors in this volume discuss word class categorization Approaches to Language Typology book general (Part I), as well as word classes and word class systems of individual languages (Part II) from a typological-universal viewpoint and from diachronic and cross-linguistic perspectives.

Approaches to the Typology of Word Classes Series: Empirical Approaches to Language Typology [EALT], 23 Edited by: Petra M. Vogel and Bernard Comrie. the inventories of structural meaning vary from language to language, that sentential modality is much less language-dependent than sentence mood; for instance the promissive sentential modality is expressible in all natural lan­ guages, but it constitutes a sentence mood, i.

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Please find details to our. Language typology identifies similarities and differences among languages of the world. This textbook provides an introduction to the subject which assumes minimal prior knowledge of linguistics.

It offers the broadest coverage of any introductory book, including sections on historical change, language acquisition, and language : Edith A. Moravcsik. Since its first publication, Language Universals and Linguistic Typology has become established as the leading introductory account of one of the most productive areas of linguistics—the analysis, comparison, and classification of the common features and forms of the organization of languages.

Adopting an approach to the subject pioneered by Greenberg and others, Bernard Comrie is 5/5(1). Language typology is a major concern of all contemporary schools of linguistics, yet a coherent image of the field is difficult to form because of the diversity of theoretical orientations and practical methodologies.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" Approaches to language typology \/ Masayoshi Shibatani and.

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Book Description. This new four volume collection on Linguistic Typology will be an essential source of reference for linguists of all theoretical convictions. Diana Forker, ‘Conceptualization in Current Approaches of Language Typology’, Acta Linguistica Hafniensia, 48,pp.

Part 3. Typology and theoretical linguistics. The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Typology - edited by Alexandra Y.

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A contribution to language game typology. Ms, Chicago: MIT. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: s: Contents: Masayoshi Shibatani and Theodora Bynon: Approaches to Language Typology: A Conspectus; Paolo Ramat: Typological Comparison: Towards a Historical Perspective; Petr Sgall: Prague School Typology; William Croft: Modern Syntactic Typology; Joseph H.

Greenberg: The Diachronic Typological Approach to Language. The book is of interest to language typologists and descriptive linguists. KW - Languages. KW - participles. KW - relative clauses. KW - subordination.

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PB - De Gruyter Mouton. CY Author: Ksenia Shagal. His books include Studies in Typology and Diachrony for Joseph H. Greenberg (edited with Keith Denning and Suzanne Kemmer, ), Typology and Universals (Cambridge, ), Syntactic Categories and Grammatical Relations: the Cognitive Organization of Information (), Explaining Language Change: An Evolutionary Approach (), and Radical 4/5(3).

This article starts by defining the object of linguistic typology as cross-linguistic variation and language diversity. It contrasts linguistic typology with another influential approach to cross-linguistic variation: generative grammar.

This grammar is a deductive approach, aiming at a formal derivation of the observed data from a general model that precedes any empirical by: 3. Series: Empirical approaches to language typology ; Series by cover.

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Books shelved as linguistic-typology: Language Typology and Syntactic Description: Volume 3, Grammatical Categories and the Lexicon by Timothy Shopen, Th.

Since its first publication, Language Universals and Linguistic Typology has become established as the leading introductory account of one of the most productive areas of linguistics—the analysis, comparison, and classification of the common features and forms of the organization of languages.

Adopting an approach to the subject pioneered by Greenberg and others, Bernard Comrie is. Usage Based Models of Language. Stanford CA: CSLI. Article (in book): Lohndal, Terje. On the structure and development of nominal phrases in Norwegian. In Nominal Determination.

Typology, Context Constraints, and Historical Emergence [Studies in Language Companion Series 89], Elizabeth Stark, Elizabeth Leiss & Werner Abraham (eds),   Diachronic typology; 9. Typology as an approach to language.

show more. About William Croft. William Croft is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Manchester.

His books include Studies in Typology and Diachrony for Joseph H. Greenberg (edited with Keith Denning and Suzanne Kemmer, ), Typology and Universals (Cambridge, /5(17). an approach or theoretical framework to the study of language that contrasts with prior approaches, such as American structuralism andgenerative grammar.

In this definition, typology is an approach to linguistic theorizing, or more precisely a methodology of linguistic analysis that gives rise to different kinds of linguistic theories than File Size: KB.

This book is intended as a systemic functional contribution to language typology both for those who would like to understand and describe particular languages against the background of. Living Languages and New Approaches to Language Revitalisation Research book. Living Languages and New Approaches to Language Revitalisation Research book.

By Tonya N. Stebbins, Kris Eira, Vicki L. Couzens. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 20 A Contextual Typology of Language Revitalisation. By Tonya N. From Patterns in Language to Patterns in Thought: Relativity Realized Across the Americas Everett Phonetic and Phonological Research on Native American Languages: Past, Present, and FutureCited by: Linguistic Typology is the study of the structural similarities between languages, regardless of their history, to establish a classification of languages.

It provides an accessible overview of the most prominent areas of study and research in language typology, illustrated with many examples taken from a wide range of languages. The present volume is the product of five years of collaborative research carried out from the beginning of to the end of by the members of the Constituent Order group of the European Science Foundation Programme in Language Typology (Eurotyp).

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Payne (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!This book illustrates an approach to prosodic typology through the intonational phonology of thirteen typologically different languages and the transcription system of prosody known as Tones and Break Indices (ToBI).

This is the first book introducing the history and principles of this system, and it covers European languages, Asian languages, an Australian aboriginal language, and an American.#N#Joseph Harold Greenberg ( – May 7, ) was an American linguist, known mainly for his work concerning linguistic typology and the genetic classification of languages.

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