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Linguistic areas

convergence in historical and typological perspective

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Areal linguistics.,
  • Historical linguistics.,
  • Typology (Linguistics),
  • Languages in contact.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Yaron Matras, April McMahon. Nigel Vincent.
    ContributionsMatras, Yaron, 1963-, McMahon, April M. S., Vincent, Nigel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP130 .L56 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3431067M
    ISBN 101403996571
    LC Control Number2005056583

    Book Description. From Los Angeles to Tokyo, Urban Sociolinguistics is a sociolinguistic study of twelve urban settings around the ng on William Labov’s famous New York Study, the authors demonstrate how language use in these areas is changing based on belief systems, behavioural norms, day-to-day rituals and linguistic practices. Part III - Typological Profiles of Linguistic Areas and Language Families Edited by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald, James Cook University, North Queensland, R. M. W. Dixon, .

    The broad study of linguistics without specialization in any subfield or particular reference to a specific linguistic theory. Comments: Resources that cover many subfields in depth, perhaps a dissertation on an endangered language with a detailed syntactic and phonological analysis, should be classified under all the relevant subfields instead. linguistic (lĭng-gwĭs′tĭk) adj. Of or relating to language or linguistics. linguis′tically adv. linguistic (lɪŋˈɡwɪstɪk) or linguistical adj 1. (Linguistics) of or relating to language 2. (Linguistics) of or relating to linguistics linˈguistically adv lin•guis•tic (lɪŋˈgwɪs tɪk) adj. 1. of or pertaining to language. 2.

    Linguistic areas: convergence in historical and typological perspective / edited by Yaron Matras, April McMahon, and Nigel Vincent. Imprint Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, Scale not given. Manuscript; pen-and-ink, watercolor, and stick-on lettering. In right lower margin in script: Washington, October 8th, From the President Woodrow Wilson papers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2.


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