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Comparative grammar and typology

Alain LemarГ©chal

Comparative grammar and typology

essays on the historical grammar of the Austronesian languages

by Alain LemarГ©chal

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Published by Peeters in Leuven .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-353) and index.

StatementAlain Lemaréchal
SeriesOrbis/Supplementa -- t. 35, Orbis (Louvain, Belgium) -- t. 35.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL5027 .L45 2010
The Physical Object
PaginationXX, 368 p. ;
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24569726M
ISBN 109042922540
ISBN 109789042922549
LC Control Number2010370759
OCLC/WorldCa535489656

First published in , this book draws together analyses of English and German. It defines the contrasts and similarities between the two languages and, in particular, looks at the question of whether contrasts in one area of the grammar is systematically related to contrasts in another, and whether there is there any ‘directionality’ or unity to contrast throughout grammar as a whole. Latin and Greek grammar, typology also worked with these categories. That each lan- books like Payne , as the principle of general comparative grammar—and, thus, as the maxim of.

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First published inthis book draws together analyses of English and German. It defines the contrasts and similarities between the two languages and, in particular, looks at the question of whether contrasts in one area of the grammar is systematically related to contrasts in another, and whether there is any ‘directionality’ or unity to contrast throughout grammar as a whole.

The study of comparative grammar has long been a concern of linguistic theory. To the extent that, by studying the aspects of grammar which vary, we might arrive at an idea of what does not vary, this study can be seen as one way of studying universals of grammar.

Although it has antecedents Comparative grammar and typology book the Middle Ages, comparative grammar was not systematically studied until the nineteenth century. First published inthis book draws together analyses of English and German.

It defines the contrasts and similarities between the two languages and, in particular, looks at the question of whether contrasts in one area of the grammar is systematically related to contrasts in another, and whether there is any ‘directionality’ or unity to contrast throughout grammar as a by: Comparative linguistics and grammaticalization theory both belong to the broader category of historical linguistics, yet few linguists practice both.

The methods and goals of each group seem largely distinct: comparative linguists have by and large avoided reconstructing grammar, while grammaticalization theoreticians have either focused on.

Comparative linguistics, study of the relationships or correspondences between two or more languages and the techniques used to discover whether the languages have a common ancestor. Comparative grammar was the most important branch of linguistics in the 19th century in Europe.

Also called. Alain Lemaréchal Comparative Grammar and Typology. Essays on the Historical Grammar of the Austronesian Languages. The comparative grammar of the Austronesian languages underwent an unprecedented change immediately after World War 2, owing to the use of lexicostatistics, the appeal to migration theory and the like, and also because of the idea of Formosa being the cradle of the.

Comparative typology is a branch of linguistics comparing languages in order to establish their similarities and differences. Its object is not singular and individual cases of similarity and difference but those which are common for large groups of language elements.

Comparative typology classifies languages according to their structure. Comparative adjectives Comparative adjectives are used to compare differences between the two objects they modify (larger, smaller, faster, higher).

They are used in sentences where two nouns are compared, in this pattern: Noun (subject) + verb + comparative adjective + than + noun (object). The second item of comparison can be omitted if it is clear from the context (final.

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and Sag, I. (eds.), Morphosyntactic typology and change. Oxford University Press. Lehmann, W. Francis Bacon’s (–) demand for scientific language investigation, supplemented by Gottfried Leibniz’s (–) endorsement of natural scientific methodology, provided the theoretical framework, further elaborated by William Jones (–) and Wilhelm von Humboldt (–), for Friedrich von Schlegel’s (–) comparative grammar and facilitated Franz.

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His books include A Performance Theory of Order and Constituency (Cambridge, ); A Comparative Typology of English and German: Unifying the Contrasts (Austin, ) Word Order Universals (New York,), Definiteness, and Indefiniteness: A.

One could then say that a comparative study consists of “typology” (= classification) and “nativist theory” (= explanation of the classification by the grammar blueprint). However, grammar-blueprint theories have had very limited success (cf.

Newmeyer ; Haspelmath ; Boeckx ). A comparative grammar of British English dialects: modals, pro-nouns and complement clauses / by Nuria Herna´ndez, Daniela The book was designed to fill a noticeable gap in and typology have transformed the field over the past thirty years.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dezső, L. (László), Studies in syntactic typology and contrastive grammar. The Hague ; New York: Mouton Publishers, © I suggest two parameters to distinguish the four language groups and propose a new typology of comparative construction.

grammar of Chamorro, the native Malayo-Polynesian language spoken in. Books A - Z; Journals A - Z; The Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics.

All Volumes & Issues. Vol Issue 2, July ISSN: (Print) (Online) In this issue (3 articles) Original Paper. The grammar and typology of plural noun inflection in varieties of German. Richard Wiese Pages. The grammar contains all the rules giving the English equivalents under translation of the principal grammatical structures of French: the verb phrase, the noun phrase and the adjuncts (modifiers).

In addition to its intrinsic linguistic interest, this comparative grammar has two important applications.Cambridge Core - Grammar and Syntax - Language Typology and Syntactic Description - edited by Timothy Shopen This book has been cited by the following publications.

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