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Title: The Microstructure of Lexicon-Grammar-Interaction
Subtitle: A Study of
Written By: Leila Behrens
Hans Juergen Sasse
Series Title: LINCOM Studies in Theoretical Linguistics 32
Description:

This books presents an entirely new approach in cross-linguistic research. =
Aiming at a typological comparison of the interaction between lexicon and g= rammar in English and two varieties of Arabic (Standard and Egyptian Arabic= ), the authors proceed from fine-grained analyses of single lexical familie= s rather than lexical fields or grammatical categories. Using the family of=
English gold and the corresponding Arabic families dahab and dahab as an e= xemplary case study, they compare lexical-semantic, morphosyntactic, and di= scourse-pragmatic properties of the microstructure of these families in a v= ery detailed fashion. As amply demonstrated throughout this book, the micro= structural method enables the linguist to capture subtle hidden properties = revealing evidence for fundamental cross-linguistic differences that cannot= be arrived at on the basis of coarse-grained macrostructural typologies. T= he microstructural approach is crucially associated with a corpus-based met= hod of data acquisition and a multidimensional framework of representation.= =20

Leila Behrens is specialized in semantics (e.g. ambiguity, genericity), lex= icon-grammar interaction, and questions of representation in a cross-lingui= stic research context. Hans-J=FCrgen Sasse is a typologist with particular = interest in linguistic categorization. He is specialized in Afroasiatic lan= guages, including Arabic. http://www.lincom-europa.com

LINCOM EUROPA, Freibadstr. 3, D-81543 Muenchen, Germany;=20
FAX +49 89 62269404; =20 http://www.lincom-europa.com
LINCOM.EUROPA@t-online.de.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
Arabic, Egyptian
English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 389586871X
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Pages: 310
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