Language Typology 1985: Papers from the Linguistic Typology Symposium, Moscow, 9-13 Dec. 1985 (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 47)
By: Winfred P. Lehmann (editor)Hardback
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This volume presents revised versions of papers originally presented at the Colloquium in Linguistic Typology, held in Moscow in 1985. The organizers and participants of the colloquium considered it of great importance to come to terms on primary principles, in order to be able to build on previous research and to determine the place of typology in linguistics. The papers in this volume reflect that goal.
1. Preface; 2. Primes (by Lehmann, Winfred P.); 3. Basic Typological units (by Yartseva, Viktoria N.); 4. Areal Phonetic typology in time: North and East Asia (by Austerlitz, Robert); 5. Lexico-semantic reconstruction and the linguistic paleontology of culture (by Gamkrelidze, Thomas V.); 6. Universals specials and typology (by Solntsev, V.M.); 7. Commensurability of terms (by Harris, Alice C.); 8. Metalanguage (by Timberlake, Alan); 9. On the notion of language type (by Klimov, Georgij A.); 10. On typological shift (by Gukhman, M.M.); 11. Discourse function and word order shift: A typological study of the VS/SV alternation (by Hopper, Paul J.); 12. On from and content in typology (by Nichols, Johanna); 13. The meaning-form correspondence in grammatical description (by Kibrik, Andrej A.); 14. A survey of major Alaskan language types (by Krauss, Michael E.); 15. References; 16. Index
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