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The diachrony of grammar, T. Givón, University of Oregon

Label
The diachrony of grammar
Title
The diachrony of grammar
Statement of responsibility
T. Givón, University of Oregon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1936-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Givón, Talmy
Dewey number
415
Index
index present
LC call number
P291
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grammar, Comparative and general
  • Grammar, Comparative and general
  • Language and languages
  • Role and reference grammar
  • Functional discourse grammar
  • Psycholinguistics
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Functional discourse grammar
  • Grammar, Comparative and general
  • Grammar, Comparative and general
  • Language and languages
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Role and reference grammar
Label
The diachrony of grammar, T. Givón, University of Oregon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Diachrony of Grammar; Title page; LCC data; In Memoriam; Table of contents; Preface; PART I. Perspective; Historical syntax and synchronic morphology; 1. Introduction,) ; 2. Syntactic change in the verb phrase; 2.1 Bantu verb affixes; 2.2 Amharic object pronouns; 2.3 Romance tense-aspect affixes; 2.4 Negative affixes in French, English and Ute; 2.5 Incorporated objects in VP nominalizations; 3. Syntactic change in the noun phrase; 3.1 Swahili relative pronouns; 3.2 Amharic adpositions; 3.3 Germanic noun compounds; 3.4 Independent pronouns and pronominal agreement
  • 4. A wild safari through the jungle of English derivational morphology4.1 Causative suffixes; 4.2 Nominalized verb-phrase compounds; 4.3 Pre-verbal incorporated prepositions; 4.4 OV nominalizations and the GEN-N noun-phrase order; 4.5 The noun-to-adjective derivational suffix -ly; 4.6 The noun-to-verb derivational prefix en-; 4.7 Noun-to-noun derivational suffixes; 5. Discussion; 5.1 The morphogenesis cycle and the attrition of bound morphemes; 5.2 Do all bound morphemes come from lexical words?; 5.3 Historical syntax and synchronic morphology; 5.4 Moral; Abbreviations of grammatical terms
  • From discourse to syntax: Grammar as a processing strategy1. Introduction ; 2. The diachrony of syntacticization; 2.1 Overview; 2.2 From topic to subject; 2.3 From topicalization to passivization; 2.4 From conjoined topic clause to embedded relative clause; 2.5 From conjoined to embedded verb complements; 2.6 Resultative verb compounds in Mandarin; 2.7 Complex possessive constructions; 2.8 Focus clauses and WH-questions; 2.9 From clause-chaining to serial-verb clauses; 2.10 Interim summary; 3. Pidgin vs. Creole language; 4. Child vs. adult language
  • 5. Informal oral vs. formal-written adult discourse6. Discussion; 6.1 Coding modalities and developmental trends; 6.2 The diachronic cycle; 6.3 Diachrony and typological diversity; 6.4 Universality, evolution and explanation; 6.5 Grammar as an automated processing strategy ; Abbreviation of grammatical terms; Where does crazy syntax come from?; 1. Introduction ; 2. Crazy synchronic phonology; 3. Case studies; 3.1 The Kimbundu passive revisited; 3.2 The Kihungan cleft and WH-question revisited; 3.3 German REL-clauses revisited
  • 3.4 Unintended consequences of compressing chained clauses into serial-verb clauses3.4.1 The ba-construction in Mandarin Chines; 3.4.2 The de-verbal conjunction of Yoruba; 3.4.3 Word-order in Ijo; 3.5 German word-order and tense-aspect renovation; 3.6 The Romance and Bantu object pronouns revisited; 3.7 No. Uto-Aztecan nominalized subordinate clauses; 4. Discussion; 4.1 Naturalness: Commonality vs. ease of processing; 4.2 The temporal curve of the diachronic cycle; 4.3 Naturalness: Synchrony vs. diachrony; Abbreviation of grammatical terms; PART II. Out of Africa
Control code
897001919
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027268884
Lccn
2014046397
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897001919
Label
The diachrony of grammar, T. Givón, University of Oregon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Diachrony of Grammar; Title page; LCC data; In Memoriam; Table of contents; Preface; PART I. Perspective; Historical syntax and synchronic morphology; 1. Introduction,) ; 2. Syntactic change in the verb phrase; 2.1 Bantu verb affixes; 2.2 Amharic object pronouns; 2.3 Romance tense-aspect affixes; 2.4 Negative affixes in French, English and Ute; 2.5 Incorporated objects in VP nominalizations; 3. Syntactic change in the noun phrase; 3.1 Swahili relative pronouns; 3.2 Amharic adpositions; 3.3 Germanic noun compounds; 3.4 Independent pronouns and pronominal agreement
  • 4. A wild safari through the jungle of English derivational morphology4.1 Causative suffixes; 4.2 Nominalized verb-phrase compounds; 4.3 Pre-verbal incorporated prepositions; 4.4 OV nominalizations and the GEN-N noun-phrase order; 4.5 The noun-to-adjective derivational suffix -ly; 4.6 The noun-to-verb derivational prefix en-; 4.7 Noun-to-noun derivational suffixes; 5. Discussion; 5.1 The morphogenesis cycle and the attrition of bound morphemes; 5.2 Do all bound morphemes come from lexical words?; 5.3 Historical syntax and synchronic morphology; 5.4 Moral; Abbreviations of grammatical terms
  • From discourse to syntax: Grammar as a processing strategy1. Introduction ; 2. The diachrony of syntacticization; 2.1 Overview; 2.2 From topic to subject; 2.3 From topicalization to passivization; 2.4 From conjoined topic clause to embedded relative clause; 2.5 From conjoined to embedded verb complements; 2.6 Resultative verb compounds in Mandarin; 2.7 Complex possessive constructions; 2.8 Focus clauses and WH-questions; 2.9 From clause-chaining to serial-verb clauses; 2.10 Interim summary; 3. Pidgin vs. Creole language; 4. Child vs. adult language
  • 5. Informal oral vs. formal-written adult discourse6. Discussion; 6.1 Coding modalities and developmental trends; 6.2 The diachronic cycle; 6.3 Diachrony and typological diversity; 6.4 Universality, evolution and explanation; 6.5 Grammar as an automated processing strategy ; Abbreviation of grammatical terms; Where does crazy syntax come from?; 1. Introduction ; 2. Crazy synchronic phonology; 3. Case studies; 3.1 The Kimbundu passive revisited; 3.2 The Kihungan cleft and WH-question revisited; 3.3 German REL-clauses revisited
  • 3.4 Unintended consequences of compressing chained clauses into serial-verb clauses3.4.1 The ba-construction in Mandarin Chines; 3.4.2 The de-verbal conjunction of Yoruba; 3.4.3 Word-order in Ijo; 3.5 German word-order and tense-aspect renovation; 3.6 The Romance and Bantu object pronouns revisited; 3.7 No. Uto-Aztecan nominalized subordinate clauses; 4. Discussion; 4.1 Naturalness: Commonality vs. ease of processing; 4.2 The temporal curve of the diachronic cycle; 4.3 Naturalness: Synchrony vs. diachrony; Abbreviation of grammatical terms; PART II. Out of Africa
Control code
897001919
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027268884
Lccn
2014046397
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897001919

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