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Serial verb constructions a cross-linguistic typology

A. I︠U︡ Aĭkhenvalʹd (Aleksandra I︠U︡rʹevna); Robert M. W Dixon

2006

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  • Title:
    Serial verb constructions a cross-linguistic typology
  • Author: A. I︠U︡ Aĭkhenvalʹd (Aleksandra I︠U︡rʹevna); Robert M. W Dixon
  • Description: Contents; Preface; Notes on the Contributors; Abbreviations; 1 SERIAL VERB CONSTRUCTIONS IN TYPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE; 2 ON SERIAL VERB CONSTRUCTIONS IN CANTONESE; 3 SERIAL VERB CONSTRUCTIONS IN GOEMAI; 4 SERIAL VERB CONSTRUCTIONS IN KHWE (CENTRAL-KHOISAN); 5 EWE SERIAL VERB CONSTRUCTIONS IN THEIR GRAMMATICAL CONTEXT; 6 VERB SERIALIZATION IN EASTERN KAYAH LI; 7 THAI SERIAL VERBS: COHESION AND CULTURE; 8 SERIAL VERB CONSTRUCTIONS IN TARIANA; 9 SERIAL VERB CONSTRUCTIONS IN DUMO; 10 SERIAL VERB CONSTRUCTIONS IN MWOTLAP; 11 SERIAL VERBS IN TETUN DILI; 12 SERIAL VERB CONSTRUCTIONS IN TOQABAQITA
    13 SERIAL VERBS IN OLUTEC (MIXEAN)14 SERIAL VERBS IN LAKOTA (SIOUAN); 15 VERBAL COMPOUNDING IN WOLAITTA; 16 SERIAL VERB CONSTRUCTIONS: CONSPECTUS AND CODA; Index of Authors; Index of Subjects; Index of languages, language families, and areas
    A serial verb construction (sometimes just called serial verb) is a sequence of verbs which acts together as one. This outstanding book is the first to study the phenomenon across languages of different typological and genetic profiles. The authors, all experienced linguistic fieldworkers, follow a unified typological approach and avoid formalisms. The book will interest students, at graduate level and above, of syntax, typology, language universals, information structure, and. language contact. in departments of linguistics and anthroplogy. - ;This volume of new work explores the forms and fun
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Publisher: Oxford, U.K. ; New York : Oxford University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (394 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-280-90591-3;ISBN 0-19-153540-0;ISBN 1-4294-7089-5
  • Subjects: Grammar, Comparative and general -- Verb phrase; Typology (Linguistics); Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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