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Nominalization in Asian languages : diachronic and typological perspectives

Author: Foong Ha Yap; Karen Grunow-Hårsta; Janick Wrona
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2011.
Series: Typological studies in language, v. 96
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Brings together historical and crosslinguistic evidence from more than 20 different languages representing six different language families spanning the Asian continent and the Pacific and Indian  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Foong Ha Yap; Karen Grunow-Hårsta; Janick Wrona
ISBN: 9789027206770 9027206775
OCLC Number: 690090379
Description: xvi, 796 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Preface; 2. Acknowledgment to reviewers; 3. List of contributors; 4. Introduction: Nominalization strategies in Asian languages (by Yap, Foong Ha); 5. From light noun to nominalizer and more: The grammaticalization of zhe and suo in Old and Middle Chinese (by Yap, Foong Ha); 6. On the polyfunctionality and grammaticalization of the morpheme kai in the Chaozhou dialect (by Xu, Hui Ling); 7. The Cantonese ge3 (by Sio, Joanna); 8. On gerundive nominalization in Mandarin and Cantonese (by Tang, Sze-Wing); 9. Nominalization in Tibeto-Burman languages of the Himalayan area: A typological perspective (by Genetti, Carol); 10. Aspects of the historical development of nominalizers in the Tamangic languages (by Noonan, Michael); 11. Innovation in nominalization in Magar: A Tibeto-Burman language of Nepal (by Grunow-Harsta, Karen); 12. Nominalization and nominalization-based constructions in Galo (by Post, Mark W.); 13. Nominalization in Numhpuk Singpho (by Morey, Stephen); 14. Nominalization in Nuosu Yi (by Hongyong, Liu); 15. Finite structures from clausal nominalization in Tibeto-Burman (by DeLancey, Scott); 16. Linker, relativizer, nominalizer, tense-particle: On the Ezafe in West Iranian (by Haig, Geoffrey L.J.); 17. Nominalization and stance marking in Korean (by Rhee, Seongha); 18. A case of non-derived stand-alone nominalization: Evidence from Japanese (by Wrona, Janick); 19. Nominalization in Okinawan: From a diachronic and comparative perspective (by Shinzato, Rumiko); 20. Versatility of nominalizations: Where Japanese and Korean contrast (by Horie, Kaoru); 21. The functions of -an and =ay in Kavalan (by Hsieh, Fuhui); 22. Clausal nominalization in Budai Rukai (by Sung, Li-May); 23. Nominalization in Saisiyat (by Yeh, Marie Meili); 24. Rise and fall of referentiality: Articles in Philippine languages (by Nagaya, Naonori); 25. Referential and non-referential uses of nominalization constructions in Malay (by Yap, Foong Ha); 26. Expressing exclamatives in Malagasy (by Potsdam, Eric); 27. Nominalizations in Toqabaqita and closely related languages (by Lichtenberk, Frantisek); 28. Exclamatives and temporal nominalizations in Austronesian (by Kaufman, Daniel); 29. Discourse-structuring functions of Abui demonstratives (by Kratochvil, Frantisek); 30. Index; 31. Language index
Series Title: Typological studies in language, v. 96
Responsibility: edited by Foong Ha Yap, Karen Grunow-Hårsta, Janick Wrona.
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