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Title: The Verb in Turkish
Edited By: Eser E. Taylan
Series Title: Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 44

John Benjamins would like to announce the publication of the following title in the field of Generative Studies:

The Verb in Turkish

Eser Erguvanli Taylan (ed.)
Bogazici University

This book is a collection of articles on the properties of the verb in Turkish as the core element of clause structure, by linguists from different parts of the world. Articles present the most recent analyses on the Turkish language carried out in various theoretical orientations within the functional-formal range. The topics researched in the contributions center around properties of verbal inflection as the morphological means to express temporal, aspectual and modal notions, and the implications of these morphological configurations to syntactic theory.

Contributions by: Engin Sezer; Guglielmo Cinque; Gerjan van Schaaik; Eser Erguvanli Taylan; Mine Nakipogli-Demiralp; Asli Göksel; Jaklin Kornfilt; Sumru Ozsoy; Balkis Öztürk; Mine Nakipoglu-Demiralp; A. Sumru Oezsoy.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Turkish
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1588110737
ISBN-13: 9781588110732
Pages: xviii, 267 pp.
Prices: U.S. $ 149
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027227659
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: xviii, 267 pp.
Prices: EUR 85.00