Language typology and syntactic description volume 1 clause structure timothy shopen cambridge university press oct 4 2007 language arts disciplines 500 pages. The three volumes of language typology and syntactic description offer a unique survey of syntactic and morphological structure in the languages of the world topics covered include parts of speech passives complementation relative clauses adverbial clauses inflectional morphology tense aspect and mood and deixis the major ways these notions are realized in the languages of the world are explored and the contributors provide brief sketches of relevant aspects of representative . Typology and syntactic description volume 1 clause structure language typology syntactic description typology is a field of linguistics that studies and classifies languages according to their structural and functional features its aim is to describe and explain the common properties and the structural diversity of the worlds languages. This three volume survey brings together a team of leading scholars to explore the syntactic and morphological structures of the worlds languages clearly organized and broad ranging it covers topics such as parts of speech passives complementation relative clauses adverbial clauses inflectional morphology tense aspect mood and diexis the contributors look at the major ways that these notions are realized and provide informative sketches of them at work in a range of languages . Buy language typology and syntactic description volume 1 clause structure by shopen timothy isbn 9780521276597 from amazons book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders
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