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Shared grammaticalization : with special focus on the transeurasian languages

Author: Martin Robbeets; Hubert Cuyckens
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : Benjamins, cop. 2013.
Series: Studies in language companion series, 132
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Offers perspectives on "shared grammaticalization", a state whereby two or more languages have the source and the target of a grammaticalization process in common. This book intends to put this  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Robbeets; Hubert Cuyckens
ISBN: 9789027205995 902720599X
OCLC Number: 875771914
Description: XIV, 360 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. List of tables; 2. List of figures; 3. List of contributors; 4. Acknowledgements; 5. Chapter 1. Towards a typology of shared grammaticalization (by Robbeets, Martine); 6. Part I. Shared grammaticalization: Typological and theoretical aspects; 7. Chapter 2. Areal diffusion and parallelism in drift: Shared grammaticalization patterns (by Aikhenvald, Alexandra Y.); 8. Chapter 3. Demystifying drift: A variationist account (by Joseph, Brian D.); 9. Chapter 4. Contact-induced replication: Some diagnostics (by Heine, Bernd); 10. Chapter 5. Isomorphic processes: Grammaticalization and copying of grammatical elements (by Johanson, Lars); 11. Part II. Shared grammaticalization in the Transeurasian languages; 12. Chapter 6. Scalar additive operators in Transeurasian languages: A comparison with Europe (by Gast, Volker); 13. Chapter 7. Genealogically motivated grammaticalization (by Robbeets, Martine); 14. Chapter 8. Verbalization and insubordination in Siberian languages (by Malchukov, Andrej); 15. Part III. Shared grammaticalization in the Altaic languages; 16. Chapter 9. Personal pronouns in Core Altaic (by Janhunen, Juha A.); 17. Chapter 10. Postposed indefinite articles in Mongolic and Turkic languages of the Qinghai-Gansu Sprachbund (by Nugteren, Hans); 18. Chapter 11. Growing apart in shared grammaticalization (by Csato, Eva Agnes); 19. Chapter 12. Incipient grammaticalization of a redundant purpose clause marker in Lamunxin Even: Contact-induced change or independent innovation? (by Pakendorf, Brigitte); 20. Part IV. Shared grammaticalization in Japanese and Korean; 21. Chapter 13. Grammaticalization of space in Korean and Japanese (by Narrog, Heiko); 22. Chapter 14. Grammaticalization of allocutivity markers in Japanese and Korean in a crosslinguistic perspective (by Antonov, Anton); 23. Chapter 15. A possible grammaticalization in Old Japanese and its implications for the comparison of Korean and Japanese (by Unger, J. Marshall); 24. Language index; 25. Subject index
Series Title: Studies in language companion series, 132
Responsibility: edited by Martine Robbeets, Hubert Cuyckens.


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The volume stands out because of the vast amount of empirical data gathered and presented, not only from the Transeurasian languages, but from European and Amazonian languages as well. Additionally, Read more...

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