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Up and down the Cline: The Nature of Grammaticalization
     

Up and down the Cline: The Nature of Grammaticalization

by Olga Fischer (Editor), Muriel Norde (Editor), Harry Perridon (Editor), Brian D. Joseph, Anette Rosenbach
 

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Contributors describe aspects of this branch of historical linguistics in these proceedings from the April 2002 conference. Paper topics include directionality, standardization, "rescuing" traditional historical linguistics from grammaticalization theory, and specific examples in British English, spoken and non-standard English, Catalan, Greek, Kambera, Cantonese, and

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Contributors describe aspects of this branch of historical linguistics in these proceedings from the April 2002 conference. Paper topics include directionality, standardization, "rescuing" traditional historical linguistics from grammaticalization theory, and specific examples in British English, spoken and non-standard English, Catalan, Greek, Kambera, Cantonese, and Lithuanian, and also in cross-linguistic situations. The editors include language, name, and subject indices. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13:
9781588115041
Publisher:
John Benjamins Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Series:
Typological Studies in Language Series
Pages:
414

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