skip to content
Limits of language : almost everything you didn't know you didn't know about language and languages Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Limits of language : almost everything you didn't know you didn't know about language and languages

Author: Mikael Parkvall
Publisher: Wilsonville, Or. : Battlebridge Publications, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Presents a wide variety of information on world languages, focusing on comparisons. Topics include histories of languages, language and society, language learning, language structure, and misconceptions about language"--Provided by publisher.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Parkvall, Mikael.
Limits of language.
Wilsonville, Or. : Battlebridge Publications, ©2008
(OCoLC)654760378
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mikael Parkvall
ISBN: 9781590281987 1590281985 1903292042 9781903292044
OCLC Number: 70894631
Description: xiv, 466 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Language in society. Language variation and registers for special occasions ; Language geography ; Language as a legal matter ; Language planning ; Using more than one language ; Languages in contact ; Language death and revival --
Big and small languages --
Language history. Language change ; Language families ; Spectacular spread ; Language in alternate history --
Written language --
Signed languages --
Language learning. Learning your first language ; Second-language learning ; Polyglots --
Non-humans and language --
Artificial languages --
Forensic linguistics --
Popular conceptions. The subjective approach ; Language myths --
Language and identity. Pragmatics ; Language and gender --
Lexicon. How many words are there? ; Long and short words ; Having a word for it ; Dictionaries ; Common words ; Coining new words ; Colour terms ; Personal names ; Place names ; Glossonyms --
Speech sounds. Consonants ; Vowels and dipthongs ; Syllable structure ; Suprasegmentals --
Architecture of languages. Parts of speech ; Verbs ; Nouns ; Adjectives ; Adverbs ; Adpositions ; Articles ; Demonstratives ; Personal pronouns ; Numerals ; Negation ; Case ; Gender and noun classes ; Number ; Tense, mood, and aspect ; Voice ; Morphology ; Suppletion ; Sentences --
Linguists and their discipline. Linguistic departments ; Most studied languages ; Experimentation in linguistics ; Some work that didn't stand the test of time ; Linguists ; Linguistic terminology ; Classic example sentences ; The linguist's guide to the galaxy --
The linguist's calendar.
Responsibility: Mikael Parkvall.
More information:

Abstract:

"Presents a wide variety of information on world languages, focusing on comparisons. Topics include histories of languages, language and society, language learning, language structure, and misconceptions about language"--Provided by publisher.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/70894631> # Limits of language : almost everything you didn't know you didn't know about language and languages
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "70894631" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/oru> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/809646398#Place/wilsonville_or> ; # Wilsonville, Or.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/809646398#Topic/sprache> ; # Sprache
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/809646398#Topic/sprachphilosophie> ; # Sprachphilosophie
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/809646398#Topic/talen> ; # Talen
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/809646398#Topic/wesen> ; # Wesen
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/992154> ; # Language and languages
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/809646398#Topic/taal> ; # Taal
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/400/e22/> ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2008" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/221165009> ; # Mikael Parkvall
   schema:datePublished "2008" ;
   schema:description "Language in society. Language variation and registers for special occasions ; Language geography ; Language as a legal matter ; Language planning ; Using more than one language ; Languages in contact ; Language death and revival -- Big and small languages -- Language history. Language change ; Language families ; Spectacular spread ; Language in alternate history -- Written language -- Signed languages -- Language learning. Learning your first language ; Second-language learning ; Polyglots -- Non-humans and language -- Artificial languages -- Forensic linguistics -- Popular conceptions. The subjective approach ; Language myths -- Language and identity. Pragmatics ; Language and gender -- Lexicon. How many words are there? ; Long and short words ; Having a word for it ; Dictionaries ; Common words ; Coining new words ; Colour terms ; Personal names ; Place names ; Glossonyms -- Speech sounds. Consonants ; Vowels and dipthongs ; Syllable structure ; Suprasegmentals -- Architecture of languages. Parts of speech ; Verbs ; Nouns ; Adjectives ; Adverbs ; Adpositions ; Articles ; Demonstratives ; Personal pronouns ; Numerals ; Negation ; Case ; Gender and noun classes ; Number ; Tense, mood, and aspect ; Voice ; Morphology ; Suppletion ; Sentences -- Linguists and their discipline. Linguistic departments ; Most studied languages ; Experimentation in linguistics ; Some work that didn't stand the test of time ; Linguists ; Linguistic terminology ; Classic example sentences ; The linguist's guide to the galaxy -- The linguist's calendar."@en ;
   schema:description ""Presents a wide variety of information on world languages, focusing on comparisons. Topics include histories of languages, language and society, language learning, language structure, and misconceptions about language"--Provided by publisher."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/809646398> ;
   schema:genre "Nonfiction"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/654760378> ;
   schema:name "Limits of language : almost everything you didn't know you didn't know about language and languages"@en ;
   schema:productID "70894631" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/70894631#PublicationEvent/wilsonville_or_battlebridge_publications_2008> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/809646398#Agent/battlebridge_publications> ; # Battlebridge Publications
   schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=014928468&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0823/2008029521.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781590281987> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781903292044> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA748619> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/70894631> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/809646398#Agent/battlebridge_publications> # Battlebridge Publications
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Battlebridge Publications" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/809646398#Place/wilsonville_or> # Wilsonville, Or.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Wilsonville, Or." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/992154> # Language and languages
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Language and languages"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/221165009> # Mikael Parkvall
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Parkvall" ;
   schema:givenName "Mikael" ;
   schema:name "Mikael Parkvall" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781590281987>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1590281985" ;
   schema:isbn "9781590281987" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781903292044>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1903292042" ;
   schema:isbn "9781903292044" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/654760378>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Limits of language." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/70894631> ; # Limits of language : almost everything you didn't know you didn't know about language and languages
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/70894631>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/70894631> ; # Limits of language : almost everything you didn't know you didn't know about language and languages
   schema:dateModified "2017-12-22" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.