The Resource Multi-verb constructions : a view from the Americas, edited by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald and Pieter C. Muysken with the assistance of Joshua Birchall, (electronic book)

Multi-verb constructions : a view from the Americas, edited by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald and Pieter C. Muysken with the assistance of Joshua Birchall, (electronic book)

Label
Multi-verb constructions : a view from the Americas
Title
Multi-verb constructions
Title remainder
a view from the Americas
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald and Pieter C. Muysken with the assistance of Joshua Birchall
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
One of the most complex topics in the study of the indigenous languages of the Americas, and indeed in the study of any language set, is the complex behaviour of multi-verb constructions. In many languages, several verbs can co-occur in a sentence, forming a single predicate. This book contains a first survey of such constructions in languages of North, Middle, and South America. Though it is not a systematic typological survey, the combined insights from the various chapters give a very rich perspective on this phenomenon, involving a host of typologically diverse constructions, including ser
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
497
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PM5008
LC item number
.M85 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Aĭkhenvalʹd, A. I︠U︡.
  • Muysken, Pieter
  • Birchall, Joshua
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grammar, Comparative and general
  • Indians of South America
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of South America
  • Indians of North America
  • Grammar, Comparative and general
Label
Multi-verb constructions : a view from the Americas, edited by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald and Pieter C. Muysken with the assistance of Joshua Birchall, (electronic book)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10470525
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xx, 313 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill., map.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Multi-verb constructions : a view from the Americas, edited by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald and Pieter C. Muysken with the assistance of Joshua Birchall, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10470525
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xx, 313 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill., map.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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