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Table of Contents
Preface.- Abbreviations and Symbols.- List of Editions.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Semantics.- 3. Processes of Lexical Expansion I: Borrowing.- 4. Processes of Lexical Expansion II: Word-formation.- 5. Noun Phrase.- 6. Personal Pronouns.- 7. Verbal Phrase.- 8. Syntax.- 9. Linguistic Varieties.- 10. Conclusion.- Glossary.- Bibliography.- Index.
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