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The Resource Linguistic diversity and language theories, edited by Zygmunt Frajzyngier, Adam Hodges, David S. Rood

Linguistic diversity and language theories, edited by Zygmunt Frajzyngier, Adam Hodges, David S. Rood

Label
Linguistic diversity and language theories
Title
Linguistic diversity and language theories
Statement of responsibility
edited by Zygmunt Frajzyngier, Adam Hodges, David S. Rood
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the refinement of general methodology, to new insights of synchronic and diachronic universals, to studies of specific phenomena, this collection demonstrates the crucial role that language data play in the evolution of useful, accurate linguistic theories. Issues addressed include the determination of meaning in typological studies; a refined understanding of diachronic processes by including intentional, social, statistical, and level-determined phenomena; the reconsideration of categories such as sentence, evidential or adposition, and structures such as compounds or polysynthesis; th
Member of
Cataloging source
INU
Dewey number
410
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P125
LC item number
.L493 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Frajzyngier, Zygmunt
  • Hodges, Adam
  • Rood, David S
Series statement
Studies in language companion series,
Series volume
v. 72
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  • Linguistics
  • Language and languages
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Language and languages
  • Linguistics
  • Historische taalwetenschap
  • Taalstructuur
  • Taalverandering
Label
Linguistic diversity and language theories, edited by Zygmunt Frajzyngier, Adam Hodges, David S. Rood
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Linguistic Diversity and Language Theories; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Contents; Introduction; 1. What are we typologists doing?; 2. The canonical approach in typology; 3. What is an empirical theory of linguistic meaning a theory of?; 4. Language processes, theory and description of language change, and building on the past; 5. On the part played by human conscious choice in language structure and language evolution; 6. The challenge of polygrammaticalization for linguistic theory; 7. On discourse frequency, grammar, and grammaticalization
Control code
70774072
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 430 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781588115775
Lccn
2004059888
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)70774072
Label
Linguistic diversity and language theories, edited by Zygmunt Frajzyngier, Adam Hodges, David S. Rood
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Linguistic Diversity and Language Theories; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Contents; Introduction; 1. What are we typologists doing?; 2. The canonical approach in typology; 3. What is an empirical theory of linguistic meaning a theory of?; 4. Language processes, theory and description of language change, and building on the past; 5. On the part played by human conscious choice in language structure and language evolution; 6. The challenge of polygrammaticalization for linguistic theory; 7. On discourse frequency, grammar, and grammaticalization
Control code
70774072
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 430 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781588115775
Lccn
2004059888
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)70774072

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