Linguistics: Morphology

  • Difference and Repetition in Language Shift to a Creole: The Expression of Emotions book cover

    Difference and Repetition in Language Shift to a Creole

    The Expression of Emotions, 1st Edition

    By Maïa Ponsonnet

    In today’s global commerce and communication, linguistic diversity is in steady decline across the world as speakers of smaller languages adopt dominant forms. While this phenomenon, known as ‘language shift’, is usually regarded as a loss, this book adopts a different angle and addresses the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-22 
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    Routledge Studies in Linguistic Anthropology

  • Approaches to the Study of Sound Structure and Speech: Interdisciplinary Work in Honour of Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kołaczyk book cover

    Approaches to the Study of Sound Structure and Speech

    Interdisciplinary Work in Honour of Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kołaczyk, 1st Edition

    Edited by Magdalena Wrembel, Agnieszka Kiełkiewicz-Janowiak, Piotr Gąsiorowski

    This innovative work highlights interdisciplinary research on phonetics and phonology across multiple languages, building on the extensive body of work of Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kołaczyk on the study of sound structure and speech. // The book features concise contributions from both established and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-11 
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    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • The Grammar of Chinese Characters: Productive Knowledge of Formal Patterns in an Orthographic System book cover

    The Grammar of Chinese Characters

    Productive Knowledge of Formal Patterns in an Orthographic System, 1st Edition

    By James Myers

    Anybody who reads or writes Chinese characters knows that they obey a grammar of sorts: though numerous, they are built out of a much smaller set of constituents, often interpretable in meaning or pronunciation, that are themselves built out of an even smaller set of strokes. This book goes far…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Linguistics

  • The Sinitic Languages: A Contribution to Sinological Linguistics book cover

    The Sinitic Languages

    A Contribution to Sinological Linguistics, 1st Edition

    By Mieczysław Jerzy Künstler

    The Sinitic Languages is the quintessence of Mieczysław Jerzy Künstler’s thirty years of research into the Chinese languages. Originally published in Polish in 2000 as Języki chińskie, this work collected Künstler’s various lectures on the fascinating world of this branch of the Sino-Tibetan…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
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    Collectanea Serica. New Series

  • Morphological Processing and Literacy Development: Current Issues and Research book cover

    Morphological Processing and Literacy Development

    Current Issues and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Berthiaume, Daniel Daigle, Alain Desrochers

    Synthesizing a range of studies on morphological processing from the past 30 years, this edited collection presents the current state of knowledge on morphological processing and defines classroom practices to help students conceptualise the role of morphology in reading, spelling, and vocabulary…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09
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  • Prosodic Morphology in Mandarin Chinese book cover

    Prosodic Morphology in Mandarin Chinese

    1st Edition

    By Shengli Feng

    It is not entirely clear if modern Chinese is a monosyllabic or disyllabic language. Although a disyllabic prosodic unit of some sort has long been considered by many to be at play in Chinese grammar, the intuition is not always rigidly fleshed out theoretically in the area of Chinese morphology.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge

  • Origin of Kibosh: Routledge Studies in Etymology book cover

    Origin of Kibosh

    Routledge Studies in Etymology, 1st Edition

    By Gerald Cohen, Stephen Goranson, Matthew Little

    This is an etymological study of the origins of the word kibosh, which has long been one of the great mysteries of the English language. Unconvincing derivations have been suggested from Yiddish to Gaelic and Italian, and thus far consensus among lexicographers has leaned toward referencing the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09
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  • A Unification of Morphology and Syntax: Investigations into Romance and Albanian Dialects book cover

    A Unification of Morphology and Syntax

    Investigations into Romance and Albanian Dialects, 1st Edition

    By M. Rita Manzini, Leonardo M. Savoia

    This highly original and innovative analysis focuses on the morphosyntax of dialects comprising Italy, Corsica and the Italian and Romansch-speaking areas of Switzerland. The empirical base used in the book includes a wealth of previously unknown or understudied data from a variety of Romansch…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
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    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Pronouns, Presuppositions, and Hierarchies: The Work of Eloise Jelinek in Context book cover

    Pronouns, Presuppositions, and Hierarchies

    The Work of Eloise Jelinek in Context, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Carnie, Heidi Harley

    Eloise Jelinek was a leading authority on syntactic and semantic theory, information structure, and several Native American languages (including Lummi, Yaqui, and Navajo). She was one of the very first generative linguists who brought the theoretical implications of the properties of typologically…

    Hardback – 2014-02-20
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    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Regimes of Derivation in Syntax and Morphology book cover

    Regimes of Derivation in Syntax and Morphology

    1st Edition

    By Edwin Williams

    Regimes of Derivation in Syntax and Morphology presents a theory of the architecture of the human linguistic system that differs from all current theories on four key points. First, the theory rests on a modular separation of word syntax from phrasal syntax, where word syntax corresponds roughly to…

    Hardback – 2011-02-07
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    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Structures and Strategies book cover

    Structures and Strategies

    1st Edition

    By Adriana Belletti

    Following crucial insights on the functional structure of the clause and recent developments within the cartographic projects and minimalism, this book addresses various central themes in Italian and Romance syntax ranging from verb syntax and the syntax of verb-related phenomena of agreement and…

    Hardback – 2008-12-09
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    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Aspects of the Syntax of Agreement book cover

    Aspects of the Syntax of Agreement

    1st Edition

    By Cedric Boeckx

    This volume brings together various strands of research focusing on aspects of the syntax of agreement, and the role that agreement plays in linguistic theory. The essays collected here show how and why agreement has emerged in recent years as the central theoretical construct in minimalism.…

    Hardback – 2007-12-18
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    Routledge Leading Linguists

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