Linguistics: Grammar, Syntax & Linguistic Structure

  • Lexical Ontological Semantics book cover

    Lexical Ontological Semantics

    1st Edition

    By Guoxiang Wu, Yulin Yuan

    Lexical Ontological Semantics introduces ontological methods into lexical semantic studies with the aim of giving impetus to various fields of endeavours which envision and model the semantic network of a language. Lexical ontological semantics (LOS) provides a cognition-based…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Before Emotion: The Language of Feeling, 400-1800 book cover

    Before Emotion: The Language of Feeling, 400-1800

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juanita Feros Ruys, Michael W. Champion, Kirk Essary

    Before Emotion: The Language of Feeling, 400-1800 advances current interdisciplinary research in the history of emotions through in-depth studies of the European language of emotion from late antiquity to the modern period. Focusing specifically on the premodern cognates of ‘affect’ or ‘affection’…

    Hardback – 2019-02-05
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    Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture

  • Architecture of the Periphery in Chinese: Cartography and Minimalism book cover

    Architecture of the Periphery in Chinese

    Cartography and Minimalism, 1st Edition

    By Victor Junnan Pan

    Architecture of the Periphery in Chinese offers a comprehensive survey on the fine structure of the sentence peripheral domain in Mandarin Chinese from a cartographic perspective. Different functional projections hosting sentence-final particles, implicit operators and other informational…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Topicalization in Asian Englishes: Forms, Functions, and Frequencies of a Fronting Construction book cover

    Topicalization in Asian Englishes

    Forms, Functions, and Frequencies of a Fronting Construction, 1st Edition

    By Sven Leuckert

    This monograph is the first comprehensive study of topicalization in Asian second-language varieties of English and provides an in-depth analysis of the forms, functions, and frequencies of topicalization in four Asian Englishes. Topicalization, that is, the sentence-initial placement of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • Standard Basque and Its Dialects book cover

    Standard Basque and Its Dialects

    1st Edition

    By Koldo Zuazo

    The origins of Basque dialects, a highly disputed area of research in Basque studies, are examined. The author, the foremost expert on Basque dialects, traces their emergence to medieval times, using: a) the profusion of features common to all dialects: b) the large number of innovations common to…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    Collectanea Serica. New Series

  • Mandarin Loanwords book cover

    Mandarin Loanwords

    1st Edition

    By Tae Eun Kim

    English-based Mandarin loanwords are commonly used in Chinese people’s daily lives. Mandarin Loanwords demonstrates how English phonemes map into Mandarin phonemes through Mandarin loanwords adaptation. The consonantal adaptations are the most important in the analyses, and vowel adaptation and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Diachronic and Comparative Syntax book cover

    Diachronic and Comparative Syntax

    1st Edition

    By Ian Roberts

    This book brings together for the first time a series of previously published papers featuring Ian Roberts’ pioneering work on diachronic and comparative syntax over the last thirty years in one comprehensive volume. Divided into two parts, the volume engages in recent key topics in empirical…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Advances in Proto-Basque Reconstruction with Evidence for the Proto-Indo-European-Euskarian Hypothesis book cover

    Advances in Proto-Basque Reconstruction with Evidence for the Proto-Indo-European-Euskarian Hypothesis

    1st Edition

    By Juliette Blevins

    This book presents a new reconstruction of Proto-Basque, the mother language of modern Basque varieties, historical Basque, and Aquitanian, grounded in traditional methods of historical linguistics. Building on a long tradition of Basque scholarship, the comparative method and internal…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21
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    Routledge Studies in Historical Linguistics

  • Researching Chinese Language Education: Functional Linguistic Perspectives book cover

    Researching Chinese Language Education

    Functional Linguistic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Shiu-kee Shum, Peter Mickan

    The culmination of more than a decade of research, this compelling volume offers a fresh approach for applying functional linguistics to assess student performance, to inform the teaching and learning of Chinese and to design curriculum and teaching materials. Documenting authentic systemic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • Multilayer Corpus Studies book cover

    Multilayer Corpus Studies

    1st Edition

    By Amir Zeldes

    This volume explores the opportunities afforded by the construction and evaluation of multilayer corpora, an emerging methodology within corpus linguistics that brings about multiple independent parallel analyses of the same linguistic phenomena, and how the interplay of these concurrent analyses…

    Hardback – 2018-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • Partition and Quantity: Numeral Classifiers, Measurement, and Partitive Constructions in Mandarin Chinese book cover

    Partition and Quantity

    Numeral Classifiers, Measurement, and Partitive Constructions in Mandarin Chinese, 1st Edition

    By Jing Jin

    Partition and Quantity: Numeral Classifiers, Measurement, and Partitive Constructions in Mandarin Chinese presents an in-depth investigation into the semantic and syntactic properties of Chinese classifiers and conducts a comprehensive examination on the use of different quantity constructions in…

    Hardback – 2018-07-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

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