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The Resource Finiteness : theoretical and empirical foundations, edited by Irina Nikolaeva, (electronic resource)

Finiteness : theoretical and empirical foundations, edited by Irina Nikolaeva, (electronic resource)

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Finiteness : theoretical and empirical foundations
Title
Finiteness
Title remainder
theoretical and empirical foundations
Statement of responsibility
edited by Irina Nikolaeva
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book explores the nature of finiteness, clarifying what it is and establishing its usefulness and limitations. Leading scholars look from a range of perspectives at how finiteness is conceived in formal and functional theories of grammar; at its cross-linguistic manifestations; at the finite/nonfinite opposition in individual languages; and at the role of finiteness in linguistic change and linguistic development. The book is written and structured to appeal to scholars and. students of syntax and general linguistics at graduate level and above. - ;This book explores the nature of finiten
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Action
digitized
Dewey number
410
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Nikolaeva, Irina
Series statement
Oxford linguistics
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Finiteness (Linguistics)
Label
Finiteness : theoretical and empirical foundations, edited by Irina Nikolaeva, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 485-521) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Three domains of finiteness : a Minimalist perspective / David Adger -- Finiteness in non-transformational syntactic frameworks / Peter Sells -- Deconstructing finiteness : finiteness in a functional-typological perspective / Sonia Cristofaro -- Categories that make finiteness : discreteness from a functional perspective and some of its repercussions / Walter Bisang -- Constructional economy and nonfinite independent clauses / Irina Nikolaeva -- Clause structure and verbal forms in Nakh-Daghestanian languages / Elena Kalinina and Nina Sumbatova -- In what ways can finite and nonfinite clauses differ? Evidence from Russian / David M. Perlmutter -- Verbal and nominalized finite clauses in Turkish / Jaklin Kornfilt -- Diachrony and finiteness : subordination in the dialects of southern Italy / Adam Ledgeway -- Insubordination and its uses / Nicholas Evans -- Finiteness in first and second language acquisition / Petra Gretsch and Clive Perdue
Control code
ocn190964046
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 537 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191526725
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unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)190964046
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
Finiteness : theoretical and empirical foundations, edited by Irina Nikolaeva, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 485-521) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Three domains of finiteness : a Minimalist perspective / David Adger -- Finiteness in non-transformational syntactic frameworks / Peter Sells -- Deconstructing finiteness : finiteness in a functional-typological perspective / Sonia Cristofaro -- Categories that make finiteness : discreteness from a functional perspective and some of its repercussions / Walter Bisang -- Constructional economy and nonfinite independent clauses / Irina Nikolaeva -- Clause structure and verbal forms in Nakh-Daghestanian languages / Elena Kalinina and Nina Sumbatova -- In what ways can finite and nonfinite clauses differ? Evidence from Russian / David M. Perlmutter -- Verbal and nominalized finite clauses in Turkish / Jaklin Kornfilt -- Diachrony and finiteness : subordination in the dialects of southern Italy / Adam Ledgeway -- Insubordination and its uses / Nicholas Evans -- Finiteness in first and second language acquisition / Petra Gretsch and Clive Perdue
Control code
ocn190964046
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 537 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191526725
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)190964046
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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