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Title: Vocative!
Subtitle: Addressing between System and Performance
Edited By: Barbara Sonnenhauser
Patricia Noel
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/203674?format=G
Series Title: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM] 261
Description:

Vocatives have rarely been comprehensively discussed in their various facets. With 12 contributions covering the diversity of vocative marking, structures, and functions, as well as the relevance of vocatives for theoretical and methodological reasoning, this volume contributes to closing a significant gap in linguistic research. It provides a detailed picture of the vocative as a structure between 'system' and 'performance'.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Syntax
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110304176
Pages: 373
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110303896
Pages: 373
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95