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Coordinating Constructions

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  • Editor: Martin Haspelmath1
  • Format: PDF
  • Publication Year: 2004
  • e-Book ISBN 9789027295248
Abstract

This is the first book on coordinating constructions that adopts a broad cross-linguistic perspective. Coordination has been studied intensively in English and other major European languages, but we are only beginning to understand the range of variation that is found world-wide. This volume consists of a number of general studies, as well as fourteen case studies of coordinating constructions in languages or groups of languages: Africa (Iraqw, Fongbe, Hausa), the Caucasus (Daghestanian, Tsakhur, Chechen), the Middle East (Persian and other Western Iranian languages), Southeast Asia (Lai, Karen, Indonesian), the Pacific (Lavukaleve, Oceanic, Nêlêmwa), and the Americas (Upper Kuskokwim Athabaskan). A detailed introductory chapter summarizes the main results of the volume and situates them in the context of other relevant current research.

Subjects: Theoretical linguistics; Syntax; Typology; Semantics

  • Affiliations: 1: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig

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