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By Claude Hagége

ISBN-10: 0199575002

ISBN-13: 9780199575008

This pioneering examine is predicated on an research of over 2 hundred languages, together with African, Amerindian, Australian, Austronesian, Indo-European and Eurasian (Altaic, Caucasian, Chukotko-Kamchatkan, Dravidian, Uralic), Papuan, and Sino-Tibetan. Adpositions are a nearly common a part of speech. English has prepositions; a few languages, equivalent to eastern, have postpositions; others have either; and but others types that aren't relatively both. As grammatical instruments they mark the connection among elements of a sentence: frequently one aspect governs a noun or noun-like be aware or word whereas the opposite features as a predicate. From the syntactic standpoint, the supplement of an adposition relies on a head: during this final sentence, for instance, a head is the supplement of on whereas on a head is determined by depends and on is the marker of this dependency. Adpositions lie on the middle of the grammar of such a lot languages, their usefulness making them recurrent in daily speech and writing. Claude Hagege examines their morphological positive aspects, syntactic features, and semantic and cognitive houses. He does so for the subsets either one of adpositions that categorical the family of agent, sufferer, and beneficiary, and of these which mark area, time, accompaniment, or software. Adpositions frequently govern case and are often progressively grammaticalized into case. the writer considers the entire set of functionality markers, together with case, that seem as adpositions and, in doing so, throws mild on tactics of morphological and syntactic swap in numerous languages and language households. His ebook may be welcomed by way of typologists and through syntacticians and morphologists of all theoretical stripes.

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