Clause Linkage in Cross-Linguistic Perspective

Clause Linkage in Cross-Linguistic Perspective

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The volume is a collection of thirteen papers given at the a€œThird Syntax of the Worlda€™s Languagesa€ conference, complemented with four additional papers as well as an introduction by the editors. All contributions deal with clause combining, focusing on one or both of the following two dimensions of analysis: properties of the clauses involved, types of dependency. The studies are data-driven and have a cross-linguistic or typological orientation. In addition to survey papers the volume contains in-depth studies of particular languages, mostly based on original data collected in recent field work.Definition and illustrations In this paper, the term a€œconverbal constructiona€ applies to the biclausal construction formed by the general converb and ... .making the intelligence worka#39;) ... (9) mola-.W-e taXi-g-une Tgora b-eX-Ac AXD Molla-Mo-ERG pocketo-ORl-ABL bread N-take-N[ADV] ihora-g-e geZ-i tdk-a-wi. lake-ORl-LOCanbsp;...

Title:Clause Linkage in Cross-Linguistic Perspective
Author:Volker Gast, Holger Diessel
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2012-10-01


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