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Title Linguistic theory and South Asian languages : essays in honour of K.A. Jayaseelan / edited by Josef Bayer, Tanmoy Bhattacharya and M.T. Hany Babu
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., 2007
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 282 pages)
Series Linguistik aktuell = Linguistics today, 0166-0829 ; v. 102
Linguistik aktuell ; Bd. 102
Contents Linguistic Theory and South Asian Languages; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Photo of K.A. Jayaseelan; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; CLAUSE STRUCTURE; MODIFICATION IN DP; BINDING; COMPLEMENTIZERS AND COMPLEMENTATION; PHONOLOGY
Summary The South Asian languages, mainly Indo-Aryan and Dravidian, have become a focus of interest in the formal study of language as a natural consequence of the research program of the Principle and Parameters approach and an enforced interest in exploring the parametrical space of human language. The contributions to the present volume combine theoretical reasoning in syntax and phonology with a comparative research agenda in which South Asian languages figure prominently. The topics range from issues of clause structure, serial verb constructions, cleft- and question formation, to the question of
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.
South Asia -- Languages -- Syntax.
Form Electronic book
Author Bayer, Josef.
Bhattacharya, Tanmoy.
Hany Babu, M. T. (Musaliyar Veettil Tharayil), 1966-
Jayaseelan, K. A.
LC no. 2007005103
ISBN 1282154575
9027292450 (electronic bk.)
9789027292452 (electronic bk.)