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The world's major languages

Author: Bernard Comrie
Publisher: London : Routledge, [2017?] ©2011
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Comrie
ISBN: 1351539388 9780203301524 0203301528 9781351539388 9781317290490 1317290496 9781315644936 1315644932 9781317290483 1317290488 9781317290506 131729050X 9781351539371 135153937X
OCLC Number: 1001961525
Notes: This edition originally published: 2009.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 2 Phonology3 Morphology; 4 Syntax; Bibliography; References; 5 Dutch; 1 Introduction; 2 History and Typology; 3 Phonology; 4 Morphology; 5 Syntax; Bibliography; References; 6 Danish, Norwegian and Swedish; 1 Introduction; 2 Historical Background; 3 The Common Heritage; 4 Accent: Stress and Tone; 5 Vowels; 6 Consonants; 7 Morphology; 7.1 Nouns; 7.2 Articles; 7.3 Adjectives; 7.4 Adverbs; 7.5 Pronouns; 7.6 Verbs; 8 Syntax; 8.1 Basic Word Order; 8.2 Inversion; 8.3 Sentence Adverbs; 8.4 Subordination; 8.5 Relative Clauses; 8.6 Imperatives; 8.7 Impersonal Sentences; 8.8 Indefinite Subject. 2.4 Anatolian2.5 Tocharian; 2.6 Celtic; 2.7 Germanic; 2.8 Slavonic; 2.9 Baltic; 2.10 Armenian; 2.11 Albanian; 2.12 Fragmentary Languages; 3 The Structure of Proto-Indo-European; 3.1 Phonology; 3.1.1 Segmental Phonology; 3.1.2 Ablaut; 3.1.3 Accent; 3.2 Morphology; 3.2.1 Nominal and Pronominal Morphology; 3.2.2 Verb Morphology; 3.3 Syntax; 3.3.1 Word Order; 3.3.2 Ergative vs Nominative/Accusative Structure; 3.3.3 Some Further Syntactic Characteristics of Proto-Indo-European; 4 Aspects of Proto-Indo-European Culture and Civilisation; Bibliography; References; 2 Germanic Languages; Bibliography. 8.9 Conditional Clauses8.10 Prepositions; 8.11; 8.12; 8.13; 8.14; 8.15 The Exclamatory Preterit; 8.16 Durative Expressions; 8.17 Modal Adverbs; 9 Lexicon; Bibliography; References; 7 Latin and the Italic Languages; 1 Introduction; 2 Phonology; 3 Morphology and Syntax; 4 Lexicon; Bibliography; References; 8 Romance Languages; Bibliography; References; 9 French; 1 Introduction; 2 The French-speaking World; 3 Variation, Varieties and Variables; 4 Phonology; 4.1 Phonology and Orthography; 4.2 Syllables and Stress; 4.3 Vowels and Semi-vowels; 4.4 Consonants. Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright page; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Preliminary Notions; 1.1 How Many Languages?; 1.2 Language Families and Genetic Classification; 2 Distribution of the World's Languages; 2.1 Europe; 2.2 Asia; 2.3 New Guinea and Australia; 2.4 Africa; 2.5 The Americas; 3 The Social Interaction of Languages; Bibliography; References; Sources; 1 Indo-European Languages; 1 Introduction; 2 The Languages of the Indo-European Family; 2.1 Indo-Iranian; 2.1.1 Indo-Aryan (or Indic); 2.1.2 Iranian; 2.2 Hellenic (Greek); 2.3 Italic.
Responsibility: edited by Bernard Comrie.

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