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Title: 'COME' and 'GO' off the Beaten Grammaticalization Path
Edited By: Maud Davos
Jenneke van der Wal
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/211524?format=G
Series Title: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM] 272
Description:

This edition brings together some lesser known grammaticalization paths travelled by ‘come’ and ‘go’ in familiar and less familiar languages. No single book volume has been dedicated to the topic of grammatical targets different from tense and aspect so far. This study will increase our insight in grammaticalization processes in general as they force us to rethink certain aspects of grammaticalization.

Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Semantics
Syntax
Grammaticalization
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110335910
Pages: 342
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95

 
 
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110335989
Pages: 342
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95