Titolo: Grammatical Borrowing in Cross-Linguistic ...
Casa editrice: Walter de Gruyter
Data di pubblicazione: 2007
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Codice inventario libreria 9783110196283-3
Riassunto: The book contains 30 descriptive chapters dealing with a specific language contact situation. The chapters follow a uniform organisation format, being the narrative version of a standard comprehensive questionnaire previously distributed to all authors. The questionnaire targets systematically the possibility of contact influence / grammatical borrowing in a full range of categories. The uniform structure facilitates a comparison among the chapters and the languages covered. The introduction describes the setup of the questionnaire and the methodology of the approach, along with a survey of the difficulties of sampling in contact linguistics. Two evaluative chapters, each authored by one of the co-editors, draws general conclusions from the volume as a whole (one in relation to borrowed grammatical categories and meaningful hierarchies, the other in relation to the distribution of Matter and Pattern replication).
L'autore: Yaron Matras and Jeanette Sakel, University of Manchester, UK.
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