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Language Typology and Syntactic Description Grammatical Categories and the Lexicon

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ISBN-10: 0521588553

ISBN-13: 9780521588553

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Timothy Shopen

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This unique three-volume survey brings together a team of leading scholars to explore the syntactic and morphological structures of the world??'s languages. Clearly organized and broad-ranging, it covers topics such as parts-of-speech, passives, complementation, relative clauses, adverbial clauses, inflectional morphology, tense, aspect, mood, and diexis. The contributors look at the major ways that these notions are realized, and provide informative sketches of them at work in a range of languages. Each volume is accessibly written and clearly explains each new concept introduced. Although the volumes can be read independently, together they provide an indispensable reference work for all…    
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Book details

List price: $63.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/4/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 450
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Typological distinctions in word formation
Lexical typologies
Inflectional morphology
Gender and noun classes
Aspect, tense, mood
Lexical nominalization