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Inquisitive Semantics

£24.99

Ivano Ciardelli, Jeroen Groenendijk, Floris Roelofsen

9780198814795
Paperback
November 2018

Oxford Surveys in Semantics and Pragmatics

The book presents a new logical framework to capture the meaning of sentences in conversation. It is based on a richer notion of meaning than traditional approaches, and allows for an integrated treatment of statements and questions. The first part of the book presents the framework in detail, while the second demonstrates its many benefits.

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Gender and Noun Classification

£35.00

√Čric Mathieu, Myriam Dali, Gita Zareikar

9780198828112
Paperback
November 2018

Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics

This volume explores the many ways by which natural languages categorize nouns into genders or classes. The findings in the volume have significant implications for syntactic theory and theories of interpretation, and contribute to a greater understanding of the interplay between inflection and derivation.

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The Lexical Semantics of the Arabic Verb

£29.99

Peter John Glanville

9780198792741
Paperback
May 2018

This book explores Arabic derivational morphology, focusing on the relationship between verb meaning and linguistic forms from a lexical semantic perspective. It explains why verbs with seemingly unrelated meanings share the same phonological shape, and analyses sets of words containing the same consonantal root to arrive at a common abstraction.

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Linguistic Typology

£27.99

Jae Jung Song

9780199677498
Paperback
January 2018

Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics

This textbook provides a critical introduction to major research topics and current approaches in linguistic typology. It draws on a wide range of cross-linguistic data to describe what linguistic typology has revealed about language in general and about the rich variety of ways in which meaning and expression are achieved in the world's languages.

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The Oxford Handbook of Inflection

£35.00

Matthew Baerman

9780198808619
Paperback
August 2017

Oxford Handbooks

This handbook provides a comprehensive state-of-the-art overview of work on inflection - the expression of grammatical information through changes in word forms. The volume's 24 chapters are written by experts in the field from a variety of theoretical backgrounds, with examples drawn from a wide range of languages.

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The Structure of Modern Standard French: A Student Grammar

£20.99

Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen

9780198723745
Paperback
March 2016

This book is an advanced student's grammar of French that integrates traditional grammar with knowledge and insights from modern linguistics. It assumes some prior knowledge of French grammar but is designed to be accessible to those with no background in linguistics.

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A Functional Discourse Grammar for English

£26.49

Evelien Keizer

9780199571871
Paperback
January 2015

Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics

This is the first textbook on Functional Discourse Grammar, a recently developed theory of language structure which analyses utterances at the pragmatic, semantic, morphosyntactic and phonological level. It focuses principally on English and provides extensive exercises for students to use and evaluate the theory.

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The Art of Grammar: A Practical Guide

£35.00

Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald

9780199683222
Paperback
November 2014

This book introduces the principles and practice of writing a comprehensive reference grammar. It describes the means of collecting, analysing, and organizing data, and discusses the typological parameters that can be used to explore relationships with other languages.

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Grammar & Complexity: Language at the Intersection of Competence and Performance

£36.99

Peter W. Culicover

9780199654604
Paperback
March 2013

This book combines ideas about the architecture of grammar and language acquisition, processing, and change to explain why languages show regular patterns when there is so much irregularity in their use and complexity when there is such regularity in linguistic phenomena. It offers new insights into the way language is produced and understood.

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The Grammar of Words: An Introduction to Linguistic Morphology

Third Edition

£19.99

Geert Booij

9780199691838
Paperback
September 2012

Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics

Geert Booij's popular textbook has been revised and updated. It covers every aspect of morphological theory and the analysis of words, examines the relation between morphology and other modules of grammar, and is the only introductory text to explore the role of morphology in language processing and change.

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Basic Linguistic Theory Volume 3: Further Grammatical Topics

£36.00

R. M. W. Dixon

9780199571109
Paperback
May 2012

R. M. W. Dixon provides a comprehensive guide to the nature of human languages and their description and analysis. The 3 volumes comprise a one-stop introduction for undergraduate and graduate students of linguistics. "Truly a guide for the perplexed. Basic Linguistic Theory is destined to be a classic." Nick Enfield

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Basic Linguistic Theory Volume 2: Grammatical Topics

£29.99

R. M. W. Dixon

9780199571086
Paperback
October 2009

In Basic Linguistic Theory R. M. W. Dixon provides a comprehensive guide to the nature of human languages and their description and analysis. The books are a one-stop text for undergraduate and graduate students, the triumphant outcome of a lifetime's immersion in every aspect of language, and a lasting monument to innovative scholarship.

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Basic Linguistic Theory Volume 1: Methodology

£29.99

R. M. W. Dixon

9780199571062
Paperback
October 2009

In Basic Linguistic Theory R. M. W. Dixon provides a comprehensive guide to the nature of human languages and their description and analysis. The books are a one-stop text for undergraduate and graduate students, the triumphant outcome of a lifetime's immersion in every aspect of language, and a lasting monument to innovative scholarship.

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Foundations of Language: Brain, Meaning, Grammar, Evolution

£31.99

Ray Jackendoff

9780199264377
Paperback
September 2003

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Core Syntax: A Minimalist Approach

£24.99

David Adger

9780199243709
Paperback
March 2003

Oxford Core Linguistics

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Turkish Grammar

Second Edition

£35.00

G. L. Lewis

9780198700364
Paperback
November 2000

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Reading German: A Course Book and Reference Grammar

£35.00

Waltraud Coles, Bill Dodd

9780198700203
Paperback
December 1997

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