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Published: 25 September 2017

384 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190657802

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Motion and the English Verb

A Diachronic Study

Judith Huber

Oxford Studies in the History of English

  • Offers the first comprehensive account of motion encoding in early English
  • Provides a diachronic contribution to the typology of motion encoding with a focus on intertypological language contact of Middle English and Anglo-French
  • Analyzes the process of borrowing and integration of French path verbs in Middle English