Linguistic Diversity and Language Theories (Studies in Language Companion Series)

Linguistic Diversity and Language Theories (Studies in Language Companion Series)

Adam Hodges


From the refinement of normal method, to new insights of synchronic and diachronic universals, to reports of particular phenomena, this assortment demonstrates the an important position that language information play within the evolution of valuable, exact linguistic theories. concerns addressed comprise the decision of that means in typological experiences; a polished realizing of diachronic techniques by way of together with intentional, social, statistical, and level-determined phenomena; the reconsideration of different types similar to sentence, evidential or adposition, and buildings equivalent to compounds or polysynthesis; the strain among formal simplicity and sensible readability; the inclusion of bizarre platforms in theoretical debates; and clean ways to chinese language classifiers, ownership in Oceanic languages, and English point. this can be a cautious number of papers provided on the foreign Symposium on Linguistic range and Language Theories in Boulder, Colorado. the aim of the Symposium was once to confront basic concerns in language constitution and alter with the wealthy edition of varieties and capabilities saw throughout languages.

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