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By Mengistu Amberber,Helen de Hoop

ISBN-10: 0080446515

ISBN-13: 9780080446516

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ISBN-13: 9780080973289

This quantity combines varied views on case-marking: (1) typological and descriptive methods of assorted varieties and situations of case-marking within the languages of the area in addition to comparability with languages that categorical related forms of kin with no morphological case-marking; (2) formal analyses in several theoretical frameworks of the syntactic, semantic, and morphological homes of case-marking; (3) a ancient method of case-marking; (4) a psycholinguistic method of case-marking.

Although there are various guides on case similar concerns, there's no quantity comparable to the current one, which solely seems to be at case marking, festival and version from a cross-linguistic viewpoint and in the context of other modern theoretical techniques to the research of language.

In addition to chapters with wide conceptual orientation, the amount bargains targeted empirical experiences of case in a few different languages together with: Amharic, Basque, Dutch, Hindi, eastern, Kuuk Thaayorre, Malagasy and Yurakaré.

The quantity should be of curiosity to researchers and complicated scholars within the cognitive sciences, basic linguistics, typology, old linguistics, formal linguistics, and psycholinguistics. The publication will curiosity students operating in the context of formal syntactic and semantic theories because it presents perception into the houses of case from a cross-linguistic point of view. The e-book will also be of curiosity to cognitive scientists drawn to the connection among which means and grammar, specifically, and the human mind's skill within the mapping of which means onto grammar, in general.

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