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Title: Grammatical Borrowing in Cross-Linguistic Perspective
Edited By: Yaron Matras
Jeannette Sakel
URL: http://www.degruyter.de/cont/fb/sp/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110196283-1
Series Title: Empirical Approaches to Language Typology [EALT] 38
Description:

The book contains 30 descriptive chapters dealing with a specific language
contact situation. The chapters follow a uniform organisation format, being
the narrative version of a standard comprehensive questionnaire previously
distributed to all authors. The questionnaire targets systematically the
possibility of contact influence/grammatical borrowing in a full range of
categories. The uniform structure facilitates a comparison among the
chapters and the languages covered. The introduction describes the setup of
the questionnaire and the methodology of the approach, along with a survey
of the difficulties of sampling in contact linguistics. Two evaluative
chapters, each authored by one of the co-editors, draws general conclusions
from the volume as a whole (one in relation to borrowed grammatical
categories and meaningful hierarchies, the other in relation to the
distribution of Matter and Pattern replication).

Keywords
Language Contact, Language Typology

Readership
Research Libraries, Researchers and Advanced Students of Linguistics,
especially Typology

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Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Typology
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 311019628X
ISBN-13: 9783110196283
Pages: 598
Prices: Europe EURO 118.00
U.S. $ 165.00