Grammar, Syntax & Linguistic Structure Products

  • The Mayan Languages

    Edited by Judith L. Aissen, Nora C. England, Roberto Zavala Maldonado

    The Mayan Languages presents a comprehensive survey of the language family associated with the Classic Mayan civilization (AD 200-900), a family whose individual languages are still spoken today by at least 6 million indigenous Maya in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras. This unique resource…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge Language Family Series

  • Mandarin Chinese Words and Parts of Speech

    A Corpus-based Study

    By Huang Chu-Ren, Shu-Kai Hsieh, Keh-Jiann Chen

    This monograph is a translation of two seminal works on corpus-based studies of Mandarin Chinese words and parts of speech. The original books were published as two pioneering technical reports by Chinese Knowledge and Information Processing group (CKIP) at Academia Sinica in 1993 and 1996,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-26 
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Conceptual Conflicts in Metaphors and Figurative Language

    By Michele Prandi

    This innovative volume provides a comprehensive integrated account of the study of conceptual figures, demonstrating the ways in which figures and in particular, conflictual figures, encapsulate linguistic expression in the fullest sense and in turn, how insights gleaned from their study can…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • The Semantics of Chinese Classifiers and Linguistic Relativity

    By Song Jiang

    The Semantics of Chinese Classifiers and Linguistic Relativity focuses on the semantic structure of Chinese classifiers under the cognitive linguistics framework, and the implications thereof on Linguistic Relativity and language acquisition. It examines the semantic correlation between a given…

    Hardback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Merge in the Mind-Brain

    Essays on Theoretical Linguistics and the Neuroscience of Language

    By Naoki Fukui

    This collection of nine papers brings together Naoki Fukui’s pioneering body of work on Merge, the basic operation of human language syntax, from the two distinct but related perspectives of theoretical syntax and neurosciences. Part I presents an overview of the development of the theory of Merge…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Dimensions of Variation in Written Chinese

    By Zheng-Sheng Zhang

    Dimensions of Variation in Written Chinese uses a corpus-based, multi-dimensional model to account for variation in written Chinese. Using statistical method and two-dimensional visual representation, it provides a concrete and objective view of the internal variation in written Chinese. This book…

    Hardback – 2017-04-12 
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • A Complete Guide to the Spanish Subjunctive

    By Hans-Jörg Busch

    A Complete Guide to the Spanish Subjunctive is the most complete reference guide to the use of the subjunctive in Spanish. Along with an exhaustive review of published literature on the subjunctive, the book also includes a thorough discussion of the uses and meanings of the subjunctive as well as…

    Hardback – 2017-04-12 

  • The Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English

    2nd Edition

    By Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

    The Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English is the most up-to-date record of the pronunciation of British and American English. Based on research by a joint UK and US team of linguistics experts, it is a unique survey of how English is really spoken in the 21st century and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 

  • Understanding Phonology

    4th Edition

    By Carlos Gussenhoven, Haike Jacobs

    Understanding Phonology, Fourth Edition provides a clear, accessible and broad introduction to Phonology. Introducing basic concepts, it provides a comprehensive account of phonological issues such as segmental contrasts; syllables and moras; quantity, tone, intonation and stress; feature geometry;…

    Paperback – 2017-03-28 
    Understanding Language

  • Dutch: A Comprehensive Grammar

    3rd Edition

    By Bruce Donaldson

    Dutch: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference to modern Dutch grammar. The volume is organized to promote a thorough understanding, and offers a stimulating analysis of the complexities of the language, while providing clear explanations. Throughout, the emphasis is on Dutch as used by…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

  • Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar

    A Practical Guide, 2nd Edition

    By John Whitlam

    Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar: A Practical Guide is an innovative reference guide to Brazilian Portuguese, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. The Grammar is divided into two parts. Part A covers traditional grammatical categories such as agreement, nouns,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Modern Grammars

  • Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar Workbook

    2nd Edition

    By John Whitlam

    The second edition of Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar Workbook is an innovative book of exercises and language tasks for all learners of Brazilian Portuguese. The book is divided into two sections: • Part A provides exercises based on essential grammatical structures • Part B practises…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Modern Grammar Workbooks

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