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Demonstratives : form, function, and grammaticalization

Label
Demonstratives : form, function, and grammaticalization
Title
Demonstratives
Title remainder
form, function, and grammaticalization
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
All languages have demonstratives, but their form, meaning and use vary tremendously across the languages of the world. This book presents the first large-scale analysis of demonstratives from a cross-linguistic and diachronic perspective. It is based on a representative sample of 85 languages. The first part of the book analyzes demonstratives from a synchronic point of view, examining their morphological structures, semantic features, syntactic functions, and pragmatic uses in spoken and written discourse. The second part concentrates on diachronic issues, in particular on the development of
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Action
digitized
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Diessel, Holger
Dewey number
415
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Typological studies in language : v. 42
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  • Grammar, Comparative and general
  • Morphology
  • Semantics
  • Grammar, Comparative and general
  • Pragmatics
Label
Demonstratives : form, function, and grammaticalization
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each section
Color
multicolored
Contents
DEMONSTRATIVES; Editorial page; Title page; LCC page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; CHAPTER 1. Introduction; CHAPTER 2. Morphology; CHAPTER 3. Semantics; CHAPTER 4. Syntax; CHAPTER 5. Pragmatic use; CHAPTER 6. Grammaticalization; CHAPTER 7. Conclusion; Notes; APPENDIX A. Data sources; APPENDIX B. The inflectional features of pronominal demonstratives; References; Language Index; Name Index; Subject Index; The Series TYPOLOGICAL STUDIES IN LANGUAGE
Control code
ocm49797229
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027229427
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)49797229
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Demonstratives : form, function, and grammaticalization
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each section
Color
multicolored
Contents
DEMONSTRATIVES; Editorial page; Title page; LCC page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; CHAPTER 1. Introduction; CHAPTER 2. Morphology; CHAPTER 3. Semantics; CHAPTER 4. Syntax; CHAPTER 5. Pragmatic use; CHAPTER 6. Grammaticalization; CHAPTER 7. Conclusion; Notes; APPENDIX A. Data sources; APPENDIX B. The inflectional features of pronominal demonstratives; References; Language Index; Name Index; Subject Index; The Series TYPOLOGICAL STUDIES IN LANGUAGE
Control code
ocm49797229
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027229427
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)49797229
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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