Language change and linguistic theory, Volume I: Approaches, methodology, and sound change

This book investigates a large range of changes and their motivations in all parts of the grammar and lexicon. The core argument is that, in the absence of a Grand Unification Theory in linguistics, a natural language changes. Changes occur in successive formal grammars

Main Author: Miller, D. Gary
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2011, 2011
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book investigates a large range of changes and their motivations in all parts of the grammar and lexicon. The core argument is that, in the absence of a Grand Unification Theory in linguistics, a natural language changes. Changes occur in successive formal grammars
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:9780191723438
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