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Major Works: Grammar, Syntax & Linguistic Structure

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  1. An Elementary Grammar of Old Icelandic (RLE Linguistics E: Indo-European Linguistics)

    By Helen MacMillan Buckhurst

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    The first available Elementary Grammar of Old Icelandic in the English language, this book is primarily intended for the beginner. To this end, the greater part of the space is devoted to a detailed treatment of the inflexions and of such points of syntax as are likely to cause difficulties....

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Irish Language (RLE Linguistics E: Indo-European Linguistics)

    AN Annotated Bibliography of Sociolinguistic Publications 1772-1982

    By John Edwards

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    In compiling this bibliography, the main purpose was to assemble references to published material of a sociolinguistic nature concerning the Irish language. The intent was not to cover publications treating language per se, but rather to consider those dealing with language in its social context....

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Judeo-Romance Linguistics (RLE Linguistics E: Indo-European Linguistics)

    A Bibliography (Latin, Italo-, Gallo-, Ibero-, and Rhaeto-Romance except Castilian)

    By Paul Wexler

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    A separate bibliographic treatment of the Judeo-Romance languages should facilitate a deeper appreciation of the contributions that they may make to Romance linguistics in general. Up until now, Judeo-Romance topics have scarcely been canvassed in Romance linguistic bibliographies. It is hoped that...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. On Complementation in Icelandic (RLE Linguistics E: Indo-European Linguistics)

    By Hoskuldur Thrainsson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    This study deals with the complementation of verbs in Icelandic. The main emphasis is on clausal complements of verbs and the syntactic rules that operate in and on such complements. This study is written with two kinds of readers in mind. First, it is written for the theoretical linguist who is...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Reduced Constructions in Spanish (RLE Linguistics E: Indo-European Linguistics)

    By John C. Moore

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    This book discusses a class of Reduced Constructions which exhibit both mono- and bi-clausal characteristics. In Spanish, as well as other Romance languages, the most salient mono-clausal characteristic is the possibility of clitic climbing, i.e. the possibility of an object clitic attaching to a...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. A Short History of the German Language (RLE Linguistics E: Indo-European Linguistics)

    By William Walker Chambers, John Ritchie Wilkie

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    This simple introduction to the history of the German language seeks to provide students who have some knowledge of modern German, but no knowledge either of its development or of linguistic theories, with a short account of the essential factors – chronological, geographical and linguistic – and...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Weakening Processes in the History of Spanish Consonants (RLE Linguistics E: Indo-European Linguistics)

    By Ray Harris-Northall

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    Raymond Harris-Northall uses the distinctive features of generative phonology to present synchronic and diachronic rules, but exploits the evidence of the history of the Spanish sound system to show that the ‘simplicity’ required by the generativists often obscures rather than illuminates the way...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Australian Aboriginal Grammar (RLE Linguistics F: World Linguistics)

    By Barry Blake

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    This study covers a number of topics that are prominent in the grammars of Australian Aboriginal languages, especially ergativity and manifestations of the hierarchy that runs from the speech-act participants down to inanimates. This hierarchy shows up in case marking, number marking and agreement,...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Correct Language, Tojolabal (RLE Linguistics F: World Linguistics)

    By Louanna Furbee-Losee

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    Definitions of language cluster around two non-contradictory views: one that language is a shared code, a social entity, and the other that language is the knowledge that enables a native speaker to produce and understand speech. In examining the language and culture of the Tojolabal (Mayan)...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Northwest Caucasian Languages (RLE Linguistics F: World Linguistics)

    A Phonological Survey

    By John Colarusso

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    Perhaps more than any other group of languages those of the Caucasus are famous for their enormous and difficult consonantal systems. It is by no means exceptional for one of these languages to have as many as 50 consonants, and of these languages those from the Northwest Caucasus have the largest...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge