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Applicative Constructions (Oxford Studies in Typology and Linguistic Theory)

ISBN13: 9780199270927
ISBN: 0199270929
Binding: Hardcover
List Price: $165.0
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Published Date:
Edition 1
Pages: 305

This book presents the first systematic typological analysis of applicatives across African, American Indian, and East Asian languages. It is also the first to address their functions in discourse, the derivation of their semantic and syntactic properties, and how and why they have changed over time.