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Word : a cross-linguistic typology

Author: Robert M W Dixon; A I︠U︡ Aĭkhenvalʹd
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Digitally printed versionView all editions and formats
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Discusses the concept 'word' and its applicability in a range of typologically diverse languages.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M W Dixon; A I︠U︡ Aĭkhenvalʹd
ISBN: 9780521046053 0521818990 9780521818995 052104605X
OCLC Number: 475293299
Notes: Originally published: 2002
Description: xiii, 290 p. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of contributors; Preface; List of abbreviations; 1. Word: a typological framework R. M. W. Dixon and Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald; 2. Typological parameters for the study of clitics, with special reference to Tariana Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald; 3. The word in Cup'ik Anthony C. Woodbury; 4. The word in Eastern/Central Arrernte John Henderson; 5. The eclectic morphology of Jarawara, and the status of word R. M. W. Dixon; 6. Towards a notion of 'word' in sign languages Ulrike Zeshan; 7. Synchronic and diachronic perspective on 'word' in Siouan Robert Rankin, John Boyle, Randolph Graczyk and John Koontz; 8. What is a word in Dagbani Knut J. Olawksy; 9. The word in Georgian Alice C. Harris; 10. The word in Modern Greek Brian Joseph; 11. What can we conclude? P. H. Matthews; Index of authors; Index of languages and language families; Index of subjects.
Responsibility: edited by R.M.W. Dixon and Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald

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