Case, typology, and grammar : in honor of Barry J. Blake /

The present volume is a collection of fifteen original articles that include descriptive, typological and/or theoretical studies of a number of morphosyntactic phenomena, such as case, transitivity, grammaticalization, valency alternations, etc., in a variety of languages or language groups, and dis...

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Other Authors: Blake, Barry J., Siewierska, Anna, 1955-2011., Song, Jae Jung, 1958-
Format: eBook
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, ©1998.
Series:Typological studies in language ; v. 38.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • CASE, TYPOLOGY AND GRAMMAR; Editorial page; Title page; LCC page; Table of Contents; Abbreviations; Preface; Publications of Barry Blake; On the semantic frames of be and 'possessive 'have; 'Crow is sittingchasingthem ' Grammaticisation and the verb 'to sit 'in the Mantharta languages, Western Australia; Factors of typology in language acquisition: Some examples from Warlpiri; Markedness and iconicity: Some questions; Throw the baby from the window a cookie English and Pennsylvania German in contact; The great Daghestanian case hoax; Iwaidja mutation and its origins.