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    • Yakpo, Kofi; Muysken, Pieter C. (2017)
      Language Contact; Creoles; Bilingualism; Language Change.
    • Simon, Sherry; St-Pierre, Paul (2001)
      This volume explores the theoretical foundations of postcolonial translation in settings as diverse as Malaysia, Ireland, India and South America. <i>Changing the Terms</i> examines stimulating links that are currently ...
    • Fujita, Koji; Boeckx, Cedric (2016)
      Biolinguistics is a highly interdisciplinary field that seeks the rapprochement between linguistics and biology. Linking theoretical linguistics, theoretical biology, genetics, neuroscience and cognitive psychology, this ...
    • Marquilhas, Rita; Hendrickx, Iris; Martins, Ana Maria; Carrilho, Ernestina (2016)
      This handbook provides a general yet detailed account of the current research in Portuguese linguistics by combining overview chapters and in-depth analyses of selected topics. It integrates diachronic and synchronic, ...
    • Borges, Robert; Muysken, Pieter; Villerius, Sophie; Yakpo, Kofi (2017)
      This chapter deals with tense, mood, and aspect (TMA) marking in the languages of Suriname, focusing on the stability of forms, meanings, and structural pat-terns. Despite its prominent position in the creolization debate ...
    • Corbett, Greville G.; Berger, Tilman; Gutschmidt, Karl; Kempgen, Sebastian; Kosta, Peter (2009)
      In many respects the agreement systems of Slavonic languages are close to canonical. Controllers of agreement are often present, they have overt expression of features, and they take consistent agreements. The target has ...
    • Carvalheiro, Catarina; Costa, Ana Luísa; Marquilhas, Rita; Pinto, Clara; Pratas, Vaamonde; Vaamonde, Gael; Kabatek, Johannes (2016)
      How and in which direction(s) is research in Ibero-Romance historical linguistics evolving? Now that the initial enthusiasm for the possibilities of digital corpora has worn off, the essays gathered in this volume reflect ...
    • Enfield, N.J.; Comrie, Bernard (2015)
      Mainland Southeast Asia (hereafter: MSEA) can be broadly defined as the area occupied by present day Cambodia, Laos, Peninsular Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, and Vietnam, along with areas of China south of the Yangtze River. ...
    • Güneş, Güliz; Çöltekin, Çağrı; Schneider, Stefan; Glikman, Julie; Avanzi, Mathieu (2015)
      This study investigates the prosody of different types of sentence-medial parentheticals in Turkish. The results of a production experiment show that clausal parentheticals exhibit cues similar to intonation phrase-level ...
    • Kluck, Marlies; de Vries, Mark; Schneider, Stefan; Glikman, Julie; Avanzi, Mathieu (2015)
      Parenthetical comment and reporting clauses exhibit various interesting properties, which are shown to be related. Three different word order pat-terns are attested in Dutch and German: apparent V1, V2 and V-final; the ...
    • Griffiths , James; Schneider, Stefan; Glikman, Julie; Avanzi, Mathieu (2015)
      In this paper, I present a syntactico-pragmatic delimitation and subsequent analysis of reduced parenthetical clause constructions that is based upon Schneider’s (2007a) superordinate and binary division between reduced ...
    • Clendon, Mark (2015)
      The work of the German missionaries on South Australian languages in the first half of the nineteenth century has few contemporary parallels for thoroughness and clarity. This commentary on the grammatical introduction to ...
    • Berger, Tilman; Gutschmidt, Karl; Kempgen, Sebastian; Kosta, Peter (2009)
      Slavic Languages; Linguistic History
    • Saarelma-Maunumaa, Minna (2003)
      "What are the most popular names of the Ambo people in Namibia? Why do so many Ambos have Finnish first names? What do the African names of these people mean? Why is the namesake so important in Ambo culture? How did the ...
    • Schmidtke-Bode, Karsten; Levshina, Natalia; Michaelis, Susanne Maria; Seržant, Ilja (2019-04-10)
      This volume provides an up-to-date discussion of a foundational issue that has recently taken centre stage in linguistic typology and which is relevant to the language sciences more generally: To what extent can cross-linguistic ...
    • Engwall, Gunnel; Fant, Lars (2015)
      Festival Romanisticais an edited volume with 19 contributions written in four Romance languages: French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. The volume represents the whole range of research areas in Romance Linguistics today ...
    • Frog, Joonas Ahola; Tolley , Clive (2014)
      "The chapters of Fibula, Fabula, Fact – The Viking Age in Finland are intended to provide essential foundations for approaching the important topic of the Viking Age in Finland. These chapters are oriented to provide ...
    • Stumpf, Sören (2015-11-06)
      Das Buch thematisiert phraseologische Irregularitäten, also Phraseme, die strukturelle oder semantische Abweichungen gegenüber dem freien Sprachgebrauch aufweisen. Der Autor zeigt systematisch deren Vielfalt auf, wertet ...
    • Powell, Morgan (2020)
      Female Spirituality; Courtly Romance; Use of images; Fiction; Exegesis; Vernacular Literature; Chrétien de Troyes; Wolfram von Eschenbach
    • Vogelaer, Gunther; Koster, Dietha; Leuschner, Torsten (2020)
      Designed as a contribution to contrastive linguistics, the present volume brings up-to-date the comparison of German with its closest neighbour, Dutch, and other Germanic relatives like English, Afrikaans, and the Scandinavian ...