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Definiteness across languages
Language: en
Pages: 502
Authors: Ana Aguilar-Guevara
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher: Language Science Press

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Definiteness has been a central topic in theoretical semantics since its modern foundation. However, despite its significance, there has been surprisingly scarc
Definiteness Across Languages
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: Violeta Vázquez-Rojas Maldonado
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-09 - Publisher:

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Definiteness has been a central topic in theoretical semantics since its modern foundation. However, despite its significance, there has been surprisingly scarc
Articles in the World’s Languages
Language: en
Pages: 461
Authors: Laura Becker
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-20 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

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This study provides a systematic overview of articles and article systems in the world’s languages using a sample of 104 languages. Articles can be classified
The ‘Noun Phrase’ across Languages
Language: en
Pages: 366
Authors: Tsuyoshi Ono
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-15 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company

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The ‘NP’ is one of the least controversial grammatical units that linguists work with. The NP is often assumed to be universal, and appears to be robust cro
Nominal anchoring
Language: en
Pages: 211
Authors: Kata Balogh
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Language Science Press

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The papers in this volume address to different degrees issues on the relationship of articles systems and the pragmatic notions of definiteness and specificity
The Fruits of Empirical Linguistics: Product
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: Sam Featherston
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

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The second volume of the two-volume set The Fruits of Empirical Linguistics focuses on the linguistic outcomes of empirical linguistics. The contributions prese
Definiteness
Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: Christopher Lyons
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-03-13 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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This 1999 textbook investigates definiteness both from a comparative and a theoretical point of view, showing how languages express definiteness and what defini
Article Emergence in Old English
Language: en
Pages: 374
Authors: Lotte Sommerer
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-22 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

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This book investigates nominal determination in Old English and the emergence of the definite and the indefinite article. Analyzing Old English prose texts, it
The Present Perfective Paradox across Languages
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Astrid De Wit
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-13 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

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This book presents an analysis of how speakers of typologically diverse languages report present-time situations. It begins from the assumption that there is a
The Representation of (in)definiteness
Language: en
Pages: 374
Authors: Eric J. Reuland
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987 - Publisher: MIT Press

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The Representation of(In)definiteness collects the most important current research, reflecting a wide range of approaches, on a central theoretical issue in lin