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Where have all the adjectives gone? and other essays in semantics and syntax

by Robert M. W. Dixon

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Published by Mouton in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Semantics.,
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR.M.W. Dixon.
    SeriesJanua linguarum., 107
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP325 .D55 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 256 p. ;
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4265291M
    ISBN 10902793309X
    LC Control Number81011212

    About the Author. R. M. W. Dixon is Professor and Director of the Research Centre for Linguistic Typology at La Trobe University. His books include The Dyirbal Language of North Queensland (), Where have all the adjectives gone? and Other Essays in Semantics and Syntax (), Ergativity (), The Rise and Fall of Languages (), Australian Languages: their Nature and Development /5(6). Designed for graduate students and researchers studying grammar and syntax, this book is richly illustrated with examples from a variety of languages and explains elements and phenomena central to the nature of human language. Where Have All the Adjectives Gone? And Other Essays in Semantics and In Adjectives and Adverbs. Syntax.

    Where Have All the Adjectives Gone? and Other Essays in Semantics and Syntax. Janua Linguarum, Series maior, Berlin: Mouton, ISBN X. Studies in Ergativity. Amsterdam: North-Holland, ISBN X. A Grammar of Boumaa Fijian. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ISBN , ISBN   His works on typological theory include Where have All the Adjectives Gone? and Other Essays in Semantics and Syntax (Mouton,) and Ergativity (CUP ). The Rise and Fall of Languages (CUP ) expounded a punctuated equilibrium model for language development: this is the basis for his detailed case study Australian Languages: Their Author: Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald.

    The book will interest all students of the causes and consequences of language change and evolution."--Jacket. Where have all the adjectives gone? and other essays in semantics and syntax by Robert M. W Dixon And Other Essays in Semantics and Syntax. Where have all the adjectives gone? Studies in Language 1, 19– Reprinted in Dixon, Where Have All the Adjectives Gone? And Other Essays in Semantics and Syntax.


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Book Reviews. In The Syntax and Semantics of Noun Modifiers and the Theory of Universal Grammar [Studies in Natural Dixon.

Where have all the adjectives gone?, and other essays in semantics and syntax. (Janua Linguarum, Series Maior, ) Berlin: Mouton, Pp. xiv+   Where have All the Adjectives Gone. And Other Essays in Semantics and Syntax. Dixon, R. M.W. Where have All the Adjectives Gone. And Other Essays in Semantics and Syntax.

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Where have All the Adjectives Gone. by R. M.W. Dixon was published on 14 Dec by De Gruyter Mouton. This volume explores the syntax, semantics, and morphology of -ble adjectives within Distributed Morphology.

It presents a decompositional analysis of -ble that captures intralinguistic variation and accounts for morphologically more complex languages. It contributes novel empirical data.

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XiV+ My first review in this journal was of Bob Dixon's first book, Linguistic science and logic. R.M.W. Dixon is Professor and Director of the Research Centre for Linguistic Typology at La Trobe University.

His books include The Dyirbal Language of North Queensland (), Where have all the adjectives gone. and Other Essays in Semantics and Syntax (), Ergativity (), The Rise and Fall of Languages (), Australian Languages: their Nature and Development (), and The.

Citation Information. Where have All the Adjectives Gone. And Other Essays in Semantics and Syntax. DE GRUYTER MOUTON. Pages: I–XIV. ISBN (Online): Citation Information. Where have All the Adjectives Gone. And Other Essays in Semantics and Syntax.

DE GRUYTER MOUTON. Pages: – ISBN (Online): Wenck uses the terms 'primary adjectives' and 'secondary adjectives', but he regards the two groups as separate syntactic sub-classes within the word.a.

Backhouse Have till the ucljectnes gone:' class 'adjective', with na adjectives standing, as a sub-class, between -i adjectives and Cited by: 9. R.M.W. Dixon is Professor and Director of the Research Centre for Linguistic Typology at La Trobe University. His books include The Dyirbal Language of North Queensland (), Where have all the adjectives gone.

and Other Essays in Semantics and Syntax (), Ergativity (), The Rise and Fall of Languages (), Australian Languages: their Nature and Development (), and /5(6). Where Have All the Adjectives Gone.

Robert M. Dixon. Year: Publisher: De Gruyter. Adjectives and Adverbs: Syntax, Semantics, and Discourse. Oxford University Press, USA. Louise McNally, You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.

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Dixon is Professor and Director of the Research Centre for Linguistic Typology at La Trobe University. His books include The Dyirbal Language of North Queensland (), Where have all the adjectives gone.

and Other Essays in Semantics and Syntax (), Ergativity (), The Rise and Fall of Languages (), Australian Languages: their Nature and Development (), and The Manufacturer: Oxford University Press. The book will interest scholars and advanced students of language typology and of the syntax and semantics of adjectives.

Each book in this series focuses on an aspect of language that is of current theoretical interest and for which there has not previously or. Dixon, R. () Where have all the adjectives gone.

and other essays in semantics and syntax. The Hague: Mouton Donaldson, M., and Balfour, G. () Less is more: a study of language comprehension in by:.

Where have All the Adjectives Gone? And Other Essays in Semantics and Syntax. Where have All the Adjectives Gone? And Other Essays in Semantics and Syntax.

For the Joseph Brodsky book, see. In, a part of speech (abbreviated form: PoS or POS) is a category of words (or, more generally, of) which have similar properties. Words that are.R. M. W. Dixon is Professor and Director of the Research Centre for Linguistic Typology at La Trobe University.

His books include The Dyirbal Language of North Queensland (), Where have all the adjectives gone? and Other Essays in Semantics and Syntax (), Ergativity (), The Rise and Fall of Languages (), Australian Languages: their Nature and Development (), and The Cited by: Previous studies on the order of prenominal adjectives in English (and other languages) have tended to focus on a 'subjective-objective' (n ) or 'specificatory-characterizing' (e.g.