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  1. The Inflected Infinitive in Romance Languages

    By Emily E. Scida

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This book investigates two prominent issues with regard to the inflected infinitive-the syntactic distribution of the Portuguese inflected infinitive, and its origin and development from Early Romance. The syntactic analysis offered here differs from traditional descriptions of the inflected...

    Published November 20th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Origins of Predicates

    Evidence from Plains Cree

    By Tomio Hirose

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This book offers a new perspective on natural language predicates by analyzing data from the Plains Cree language. Contrary to traditional understanding, Cree verbal complexes are syntactic constructs composed of morphemes as syntactic objects that are subject to structurally defined constraints,...

    Published July 7th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Input-based Phonological Acquisition

    By Tania Zamuner

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This book provides an analysis of two theories of language acquisition: the theory that acquisition is primarily mediated by innate properties of language provided by universal grammar, and the opposing theory that language is acquired based on the patterns in the ambient language. A problem not...

    Published June 12th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Ellipsis and wa-marking in Japanese Conversation

    By John Fry

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 16th 2003 by Routledge

  5. The Effects of Duration and Sonority on Countour Tone Distribution

    A Typological Survey and Formal Analysis

    By Jie Zhang

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  6. The Presupposition and Discourse Functions of the Japanese Particle Mo

    By Sachiko Shudo

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 12th 2002 by Routledge

  7. The Syntax of Possession in Japanese

    By Takae Tsujioka

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 28th 2002 by Routledge

  8. The Effects of Prosody on Articulation in English

    By Taehong Cho

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 21st 2002 by Routledge

  9. Production, Perception, and Phonotactic Patterns

    A Case of Contrastive Palatalization

    By Alexei Kochetov

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 21st 2002 by Routledge

  10. Raddoppiamento Sintattico in Italian

    A Synchronic and Diachronic Cross-Dialectical Study

    By Doris Angel Borrelli

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 14th 2002 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Phonological Augmentation in Prominent Positions
    By Jennifer L. Smith
    To Be Published January 5th 2015

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