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Contrastive studies in construction grammar

Author: Hans Christian Boas
Publisher: Amsterdam, The Netherlands ; Philadelphia, PA : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2010.
Series: Constructional approaches to language, v. 10.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features the papers that provide a contrastive application of Construction Grammar. This title shows that constructions are viable descriptive and analytical tools for cross-linguistic comparisons  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Christian Boas
ISBN: 9789027204325 9027204322 9789027287601 9027287600
OCLC Number: 656850270
Description: vi, 244 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Comparing constructions across languages / Hans C. Boas --
Comparing comparatives: A corpus-based study of comparative constructions in English and Swedish / Martin Hilpert --
Contrasting constructions in English and Spanish: The influence of semantic, pragmatic, and discourse factors / Francisco Gonzálvez-García --
Conditional constructions in English and Russian / Olga Gurevich --
Results, cases, and constructions: Argument structure constructions in English and Finnish / Jaakko Leino --
A contrastive study of the caused-motion and ditransitive constructions in English and Thai: semantic and pragmatic constraints / Napasri Timyam and Benjamin K. Bergen --
On expressing measurement and comparison in English and Japanese / Yoko Hasegawa, Russell Lee-Goldman, Kyoko Hirose Ohara, Seiko Fujii and Charles J. Fillmore --
Revising Talmy's typological classification of complex event constructions / William Croft, Jóhanna Barðdal, Willem Hollmann, Violeta Sotirova, and Chiaki Taoka.
Series Title: Constructional approaches to language, v. 10.
Responsibility: edited by Hans C. Boas.
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