Language (Book, 1984) []
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Author: Leonard Bloomfield
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Perhaps the single most influential work of general linguistics published in this century, Leonard Bloomfield's "Language" is both a masterpiece of textbook writing and a classic of scholarship.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Einführung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Bloomfield
ISBN: 0226060675 9780226060675
OCLC Number: 317509542
Description: xvi, 560 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Preface --
The study of language --
The use of language --
Speech-communities --
The languages of the world --
The phonemes --
Modifications --
Phonetic structure --
Meaning --
Grammatical forms --
Sentence-types --
Syntax --
Morphology --
Morphologic types --
Substitution --
Form-classes and lexicon --
Written records --
The comparative method --
Dialect geography --
Phonetic change --
Types of phonetic change --
Fluctuation in the frequency of forms --
Analogic change --
Semantic change --
Cultural borrowing --
Intimate borrowing --
Dialect borrowing --
Applications and outlook --
Table of phonetic symbols.
Responsibility: Leonard Bloomfield ; with a new foreword by C.F. Hockett.


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