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The Resource Predicative possession, Leon Stassen, (electronic resource)

Predicative possession, Leon Stassen, (electronic resource)

Label
Predicative possession
Title
Predicative possession
Statement of responsibility
Leon Stassen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is the first comprehensive treatment of the strategies employed in the world's languages to express predicative possession, as in "the boy has a bat". It presents the results of the author's fifteen-year research project on the subject. Predicative possession is the source of many grammaticalization paths - as in the English perfect tense formed from to have - and its typology is an important key to understanding the structural variety of the world's languages and how theychange. Drawing on data from some 400 languages representing all the world's language families, most of whic
Member of
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Stassen, Leon
Dewey number
415
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • Oxford linguistics
  • Oxford studies in typology and linguistic theory
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  • Grammar, Comparative and general
  • Typology (Linguistics)
  • Semantics
Label
Predicative possession, Leon Stassen, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 769-801) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Part I. The Typology of Predicative Possession; Part II. Determinant Factors; Part III. A Model of Predicative Possession Encoding; Appendix A: Alphabetical listing of the sample; Appendix B: Typological stratification of the sample; References; Index of Languages; Index of Subjects
Control code
ocn435942194
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 812 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191568145
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786612268694
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)435942194
Label
Predicative possession, Leon Stassen, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 769-801) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Part I. The Typology of Predicative Possession; Part II. Determinant Factors; Part III. A Model of Predicative Possession Encoding; Appendix A: Alphabetical listing of the sample; Appendix B: Typological stratification of the sample; References; Index of Languages; Index of Subjects
Control code
ocn435942194
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 812 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191568145
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786612268694
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)435942194

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