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The Resource Areal diffusion and genetic inheritance : problems in comparative linguistics, edited by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald and R.M.W. Dixon, (electronic resource)

Areal diffusion and genetic inheritance : problems in comparative linguistics, edited by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald and R.M.W. Dixon, (electronic resource)

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Areal diffusion and genetic inheritance : problems in comparative linguistics
Title
Areal diffusion and genetic inheritance
Title remainder
problems in comparative linguistics
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald and R.M.W. Dixon
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book considers how and why forms and meanings of different languages at different times may resemble each other. Its distinguished authors investigate the relationship between areal diffusion and the genetic development of languages, and reveal the means of distinguishing what may cause one language to share the characteristics of another. The chapters cover Ancient Anatolia, Modern Anatolia, Australia, Amazonia, Oceania, Southeast and East Asia, and Sub-Saharan. Africa. - ;Two languages can resemble each other in the categories, constructions, and types of meaning they use; and in the fo
Member of
Dewey number
417.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Aĭkhenvalʹd, A. I︠U︡.
  • Dixon, Robert M. W
Series statement
Oxford linguistics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Comparative linguistics
  • Areal linguistics
  • Language spread
  • Linguistic change
  • Languages in contact
Label
Areal diffusion and genetic inheritance : problems in comparative linguistics, edited by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald and R.M.W. Dixon, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Published in association with the series Explorations in linguistic typology
  • "First published 2001, first published in paperback 2006"--Title page verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface; List of contributors; List of abbreviations; 1 INTRODUCTION; 2 ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE HISTORICAL DETERMINANTS OF PUNCTUATION IN LANGUAGE-FAMILY ORIGINS; 3 AN INDO-EUROPEAN LINGUISTIC AREA AND ITS CHARACTERISTICS: ANCIENT ANATOLIA. AREAL DIFFUSION AS A CHALLENGE TO THE COMPARATIVE METHOD?; 4 THE AUSTRALIAN LINGUISTIC AREA; 5 DESCENT AND DIFFUSION: THE COMPLEXITY OF THE PILBARA SITUATION; 6 CONTACT-INDUCED CHANGE IN OCEANIC LANGUAGES IN NORTH-WEST MELANESIA; 7 AREAL DIFFUSION, GENETIC INHERITANCE, AND PROBLEMS OF SUBGROUPING: A NORTH ARAWAK CASE STUDY
Control code
ocn315953515
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 453 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191523014
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)315953515
Label
Areal diffusion and genetic inheritance : problems in comparative linguistics, edited by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald and R.M.W. Dixon, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Published in association with the series Explorations in linguistic typology
  • "First published 2001, first published in paperback 2006"--Title page verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface; List of contributors; List of abbreviations; 1 INTRODUCTION; 2 ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE HISTORICAL DETERMINANTS OF PUNCTUATION IN LANGUAGE-FAMILY ORIGINS; 3 AN INDO-EUROPEAN LINGUISTIC AREA AND ITS CHARACTERISTICS: ANCIENT ANATOLIA. AREAL DIFFUSION AS A CHALLENGE TO THE COMPARATIVE METHOD?; 4 THE AUSTRALIAN LINGUISTIC AREA; 5 DESCENT AND DIFFUSION: THE COMPLEXITY OF THE PILBARA SITUATION; 6 CONTACT-INDUCED CHANGE IN OCEANIC LANGUAGES IN NORTH-WEST MELANESIA; 7 AREAL DIFFUSION, GENETIC INHERITANCE, AND PROBLEMS OF SUBGROUPING: A NORTH ARAWAK CASE STUDY
Control code
ocn315953515
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 453 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191523014
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)315953515

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