The changing languages of Europe

The authors describe linguistic transfer from one language to another in terms of grammatical replication, using grammaticalization theory as a framework. The linguistic domains covered in more detail are definite and indefinite articles, possession, case marking, & the relationship between ques...

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Main Author: Heine, Bernd
Other Authors: Kuteva, Tania
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2006, 2006
Series:Oxford linguistics / Oxford linguistics
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The authors describe linguistic transfer from one language to another in terms of grammatical replication, using grammaticalization theory as a framework. The linguistic domains covered in more detail are definite and indefinite articles, possession, case marking, & the relationship between questions and subordination
Physical Description:xvii, 356 p. ill., maps
ISBN:9780191711220