Particles : On the Syntax of Verb-Particle, Triadic and Causative Constructions

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The author investigates the distribution and placement of verbal particles, which are words that do not change their form through inflection and do not fit easily into the established system of parts of speech. He analyses data from Norwegian, English, Dutch, German, and other more

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  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 152.4 x 231.1 x 19.6mm | 489.89g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New
  • line drawings
  • 0195091353
  • 9780195091359

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Dikken's book should be appreciated and also recommended to linguists not working within the Chomskyan paradigm, first because of the elaborate character of the author's analysis, and second, by virtue of the unusual lucidity of his exposition. * Functions of Language *show more

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