Language Change and Functional Explanations (Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs  [TILSM] 98)

Language Change and Functional Explanations (Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TILSM] 98)

By: Jadranka Gvozdanovic (editor)Hardback

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This collection of articles offers insights into language change as a function of communicative use. The multiple factors underlying change are described and possible explanations are adduced. It is shown that change is a function of communicative choices and their mapping onto the rule system, a mapping that is cognitively monitored.

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  • ISBN13: 9783110149135
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 317
  • ID: 9783110149135
  • weight: 686
  • ISBN10: 3110149133

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