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Mechanisms of syntactic change / edited by Charles N. Li.

; Li, Charles N., 1940-
Austin : University of Texas Press, [1977] .
ISBN 9780292750357, 0292750358

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Other Authors Li, Charles N., 1940-
Subjects Changement linguistique -- Congrès.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax -- Congresses.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.
Linguistic change -- Congresses.
Linguistic change.
Syntaxe -- Congrès.
Syntaxis.
Taaltypologie.
Taalverandering.
Description xix, 620 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1977]
©1977
Notes Papers presented at the symposium held May 7-9, 1976.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents I. The nature of syntactic change. On the gradual nature of syntactic change / Sandra Chung -- Syntactic reanalysis / Ronald W. Langacker -- Reanalysis and actualization in syntactic change / Alan Timberlake -- II. Word order change. Drift from VSO to SVO in Biblical Hebrew : the pragmatics of tense-aspect / Talmy Givón -- Syntactic change and SOV structure : the Yuman case / Margaret Langdon -- Motivations for exbraciation in Old English / Robert P. Stockwell -- III. Syntactic change and ergativity. On mechanisms by which languages become ergative / Stephen R. Anderson -- Syntactic development of Australian languages / R.M.W. Dixon -- IV. Development of the copula. Mechanism for the development of copula morphemes / Charles N. Le and Sandra A. Thompson -- From existential to copula : the history of Yuman BE / Pamela Munro -- V. Crisis and verb morphology. Evolution of third person verb agreement in the Iroquoian languages / Wallace L. Chafe -- From auxiliary verb phrase to inflectional suffix / Mary R. Haas -- Clisis and diachrony / Susan Steele -- VI. Multiple analyses. Multiple analyses / Jorge Hankamer.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3480604
(OCoLC)ocm03480604
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