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256 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198808473

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Encoding Events

Functional Structure and Variation

Xuhui Hu

Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics

  • Sets out a new theoretical framework for the syntax of events
  • Demonstrates the relationship between conceptual meaning and syntactic derivation
  • Based on extensive data from English and Chinese and from Romance and Bantu languages
  • Explores diachronic, comparative, and typological issues

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