Linguistics: Grammar, Syntax & Linguistic Structure

  • Hungarian book cover

    Hungarian

    1st Edition

    By Istvan Kenesei, Robert M. Vago, Anna Fenyvesi

    Hungarian is spoken by 12-14 million people worldwide. A unique language, completely unrelated to the languages of its neighbouring countries, it boasts a grammar full of complex features and a vocabulary deriving largely from Asia.Hungarian addresses current issues in the description of languages…

    Hardback – 1997-11-27
    Routledge
    Descriptive Grammars

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    Wari

    1st Edition

    By Daniel L. Everett, Barbara Kern

    This is the first major study of any Chapakuran language and makes an important contribution to linguistic theory. This study is especially timely as the Chapakuran languages of Western Brazil and Eastern Bolivia are endangered, and less than 2,000 known speakers of Wari and its related dialects…

    Hardback – 1997-10-30
    Routledge
    Descriptive Grammars

  • The Meaning of Topic and Focus: The 59th Street Bridge Accent book cover

    The Meaning of Topic and Focus

    The 59th Street Bridge Accent, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Büring

    This study provides an illuminating and ground-breaking account of the complex interaction of intonational phenomena, semantics and pragmatics. Based on examples from German and English, and centred on an analysis of the fall-rise intonation contour, a semantic interpretation for two different…

    Hardback – 1997-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

  • Turkish book cover

    Turkish

    1st Edition

    By Jaklin Kornfilt

    Turkish is spoken by about fifty million people in Turkey and is the co-official language of Cyprus. Whilst Turkish has a number of properties that are similar to those of other Turkic languages, it has distinct and interesting characteristics which are given full coverage in this book. Jaklin…

    Hardback – 1997-09-04
    Routledge
    Descriptive Grammars

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    Malayalam

    1st Edition

    By R Asher

    Malayalam is one of the four major Dravidian languages spoken principally in the southern part of India. It has a recorded history of eight centuries and is spoken by more than thirty million people on the Malabar coast of southern IndiaThis is the first detailed description of Malayalam, providing…

    Hardback – 1997-07-10
    Routledge
    Descriptive Grammars

  • Evenki book cover

    Evenki

    1st Edition

    By Igor Nedjalkov

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

    Hardback – 1997-06-26
    Routledge
    Descriptive Grammars

  • Persian book cover

    Persian

    1st Edition

    By Shahrzad Mahootian

    Persian, or Farsi, is one of the world's oldest languages. Dating back to the sixth century B.C., it is spoken today by over forty million people in Iran and 5 million in Afghanistan. This is the first comprehensive grammar of Persian and provides detailed coverage of all its linguistic aspects,…

    Hardback – 1997-05-29
    Routledge
    Descriptive Grammars

  • Koromfe book cover

    Koromfe

    1st Edition

    By John Rennison

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

    Hardback – 1997-01-02
    Routledge
    Descriptive Grammars

  • Kashmiri: A Cognitive-Descriptive Grammar book cover

    Kashmiri

    A Cognitive-Descriptive Grammar, 1st Edition

    By Omkar N. Koul, Kashi Wali

    Kashmir boasts a language which challenges every field of linguistics. Kashmiri is spoken by approximately 3,000,000 people. Its syntax, similar to Germanic and other verb second languages, has raised many significant issues within current generative theories proposed by Chomsky and other prominent…

    Hardback – 1996-12-05
    Routledge
    Descriptive Grammars

  • Maltese book cover

    Maltese

    1st Edition

    By Marie Azzopardi-Alexander, Albert Borg

    Focusing primarily on Standard Maltese, the authors clarify many areas which, until now, remain undefined, with emphasis on syntax and intonation. English loanwords continue to find their way into Standard Maltese, especially as the Maltese inhabitants become increasingly bilingual, and the…

    Hardback – 1996-11-14
    Routledge
    Descriptive Grammars

  • Rapanui: A Descriptive Grammar book cover

    Rapanui

    A Descriptive Grammar, 1st Edition

    By Veronica du Feu

    Rapanui, the language of Easter Island, is in danger of extinction. A Polynesian language, closely related to Maori, it is spoken by less than 2000 people. This description, based on recordings made in the 1980s and on information provided by the islanders, represents Veronica De Feu's…

    Hardback – 1995-12-07
    Routledge
    Descriptive Grammars

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    Ndyuka

    1st Edition

    By George L. Huttar, Mary L. Huttar

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1994-11-03
    Routledge
    Descriptive Grammars

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