Language contact and grammatical change /

The phenomenon of language contact, and how it affects the structure of languages, has been of great interest to linguists. This study looks at how grammatical forms and structures evolve when speakers of two languages come into contact, and offers an interesting insight into the mechanism that indu...

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Main Authors: Heine, Bernd, 1939- (Author), Kuteva, Tania, 1958- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Series:Cambridge approaches to language contact.
Online Access:CONNECT