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Ellipsis and wa-marking in Japanese Conversation

Ellipsis and wa-marking in Japanese Conversation

1st Edition

By John Fry
February 29, 2016

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Phonetic and Phonological Aspects of Geminate Timing

Phonetic and Phonological Aspects of Geminate Timing

1st Edition

By William Ham
February 29, 2016

Using acoustic studies of Bernese, Hungarian, Levantine Arabic and Madurese, the author argues that differences in geminate timing are ultimately correlated with whether a language is syllable-or mora-timed....

Prosody and Focus in European Portuguese Phonological Phrasing and Intonation

Prosody and Focus in European Portuguese: Phonological Phrasing and Intonation

1st Edition

By Sonia Frota
February 29, 2016

First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The Synchronic and Diachronic Phonology of Ejectives

The Synchronic and Diachronic Phonology of Ejectives

1st Edition

By Paul D. Fallon
February 29, 2016

This study is the first book-length examination of ejectives and their phonological patterning, deepening the empirical understanding of ejectives and contributing to both phonological theory and to typologies of sound change....

Projecting the Adjective The Syntax and Semantics of Gradability and Comparison

Projecting the Adjective: The Syntax and Semantics of Gradability and Comparison

1st Edition

By Christopher Kennedy
February 05, 2016

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

A Semantic and Pragmatic Model of Lexical and Grammatical Aspect

A Semantic and Pragmatic Model of Lexical and Grammatical Aspect

1st Edition

By Mari B. Olsen
July 01, 1997

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Auditory Representations in Phonology

Auditory Representations in Phonology

1st Edition

By Edward S. Flemming
January 20, 2016

This book provides evidence for the importance of auditory properties of speech sounds in phonology....

Compensatory Lengthening Phonetics, Phonology, Diachrony

Compensatory Lengthening: Phonetics, Phonology, Diachrony

1st Edition

By Darya Kavitskaya, Laurence Horn
January 20, 2016

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Consonant Strength Phonological Patterns and Phonetic Manifestations

Consonant Strength: Phonological Patterns and Phonetic Manifestations

1st Edition

By Lisa M. Lavoie
January 20, 2016

This book is a detailed examination of the phonetics and phonology of consonant strength, drawing data from parallel acoustic and articulatory studies of English and Spanish, as well as a cross linguistic survey of lenition and fortition....

Clauses Without 'That' The Case for Bare Sentential Complementation in English

Clauses Without 'That': The Case for Bare Sentential Complementation in English

1st Edition

By Cathal Doherty
December 18, 2015

First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Phrase Structures in Competition Variation and Change in Old English Word Order

Phrase Structures in Competition: Variation and Change in Old English Word Order

1st Edition

By Susan Pintzuk
December 18, 2015

This book investigates variation and change in Old English word order, with special emphasis on the position of the verb....

The Serial Verb Construction Parameter

The Serial Verb Construction Parameter

1st Edition

By Osamuyimen Thompson Stewart
December 18, 2015

An investigation of the serial verb construction, this work engages central issues in syntactic theory-complex predicates, clausal architecture and syntactic variation....

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