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Language typology and syntactic description.

Language typology and syntactic description.

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Published by CambridgeUniversity Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Timothy Shopen.
ContributionsShopen, Timothy.
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Open LibraryOL15058391M
ISBN 100521268583

Morphology / Syntax Speaking humbly as someone interested (but not doing research or extensive critical readings) in linguistic typology (mostly about very specific topics in morphology) and its intersection with other topics, below are a few rela. A polysynthetic language, as its name implies, is more than ordinarily synthetic. The elaboration of the word is extreme. Concepts which we should never dream of treating in a subordinate fashion are symbolized by derivational affixes or “symbolic” changes in the radical element, while the more abstract notions, including the syntactic.

Ergative vs. accusative languages. An ergative language maintains a syntactic or morphological equivalence (such as the same word order or grammatical case) for the object of a transitive verb and the single core argument of an intransitive verb, while treating the agent of a transitive verb differently.. This contrasts with nominative–accusative languages such as English, where the . "Among the tasks of general linguistic typology we includea) the classification of languages, i.e., the construction of a system to order natural languages on the basis of their overall similarity; b) the discovery of the mechanism of construction of languages, i.e., the construction of a system of relationships, a 'network' by means of which not only the obvious, categorial mechanisms Author: Richard Nordquist.

Linguistic typology (or language typology) is a field of linguistics that studies and classifies languages according to their structural and functional features. Its aim is to describe and explain the common properties and the structural diversity of the world's languages. Its subdisciplines include, but are not limited to: qualitative typology, which deals with the issue of comparing. Book Descriptions: 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, .


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