Adverbial Subordination: A Typology and History of Adverbial Subordinators Based on European Languages

Adverbial Subordination: A Typology and History of Adverbial Subordinators Based on European Languages

by Bernd Kortmann
     
 

ISBN-10: 3110151146

ISBN-13: 9783110151145

Pub. Date: 06/01/1997

Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110151145
Publisher:
De Gruyter Mouton
Publication date:
06/01/1997
Series:
Empirical Approaches to Language Typology [EALT] Series, #18
Pages:
452
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
List of Figures
List of Maps
List of Tables
List of Abbreviations
1Scope and aims3
2Theoretical foundations11
3The European perspective33
4Data collection and classification53
5The grammatical category of adverbial subordinators: some initial general tendencies101
6The equilibrium of form and meaning113
7The semantic space of adverbial relations137
8Areal and genetic patterns213
9Euroversals271
10From Old English to Present-Day English291
11The major results and their implications for future research339
Notes353
Grammars and Dictionaries373
References381
Index of Authors409
Index of Languages413
Index of Subjects416

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