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Grammaticalization from a typological perspective

Author: Heiko Narrog; Bernd Heine
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: Oxford studies in diachronic and historical linguistics, 31.; Oxford linguistics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"This volume explores the way in which grammaticalization processes--whereby lexical words eventually become markers of grammatical categories--converge and differ across various types of language. While grammaticalization at its core is a unidirectional phenomenon, in which the same pathways of change are replicated across languages, certain language types and language areas have distinct preferences with respect  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heiko Narrog; Bernd Heine
ISBN: 9780198795841 019879584X
OCLC Number: 1076839577
Notes: Series statement for Oxford linguistics from book jacket.
Description: xix, 468 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1: Heiko Narrog and Bernd Heine: Introduction: Typology and grammaticalization2: Bernd Heine: Grammaticalization in Africa: Two contrasting hypothese3: Mohssen Esseesy: Typological features of grammaticalization in Semitic4: Geoffrey Haig: Grammaticalization and inflectionalization in Iranian5: OEsten Dahl: Grammaticalization in the languages of Europe6: Martin Haspelmath: Revisiting the anasynthetic spiral7: Peter Arkadiev &Timur Maisak: Grammaticalization in the North Caucasian Languages8: Lars Johanson and Eva A. Csato: Grammaticalization in Turkic9: Heiko Narrog, Seongha Rhee, and John Whitman: Grammaticalization in Japanese and Korean10: Alexander R. Coupe: Grammaticalization processes in the languages of South Asia11: Umberto Ansaldo, Walter Bisang, and Pui Yiu Szeto: Grammaticalization in isolating languages and the notion of complexity12: Marian Klamer: Typology and grammaticalization in the Papuan languages of Timor, Alor, and Pantar13: Ilana Mushin: Grammaticalization and typology in Australian Aboriginal languages: Evidence from second position clitic constructions14: Claire Moyse-Faurie: Grammaticalization in Oceanic languages15: Marianne Mithun: Shaping typology through grammaticalization: North America16: Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald: Areal diffusion and the limits of grammaticalization: An Amazonian perspective17: Roberto Zariquiey: Diachronic stories of body-part nouns in some language families of South America18: Hiram Smith: Addressing questions of grammaticalization in creoles: It's all about the methodology19: John McWhorter: Is grammaticalization in Creoles different?ReferencesIndex
Series Title: Oxford studies in diachronic and historical linguistics, 31.; Oxford linguistics.
Responsibility: edited by Heiko Narrog and Bernd Heine.

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This volume explores the way in which grammaticalization processes converge and differ across languages and language areas. Chapters systemically explore these processes languages of Africa, Europe,  Read more...

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