Case

Case

eBook - 2001
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"Case is an accessible introduction for students of linguistics to the ways relations between words in sentences are marked in languages. Case is fundamental to the whole system of language. One of its most interesting features is the recurrence of apparently idiosyncratic patterns and devices in otherwise unrelated languages. This book picks out these recurring strategies and explores their significance. It provides the background against which the case marking of particular languages can be best understood." "In this revised edition, Blake refines and expands on his discussions of the most important concepts in the study of case, taking into account recent developments in the field. It incorporates significant additions to the data and includes a thoroughly revised section on abstract case in the Chomskian paradigm."--Jacket.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781139164894
1139164899
9780511041891
0511041896
9780521014915
9780521807616
0521807611
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (xx, 227 pages)

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