Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 June 2020

384 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198793557

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Predicates and Arguments in an Isolating Language

Diane Massam

Oxford Studies of Endangered Languages

  • Examines new data from Niuean, an endangered and lesser-studied Polynesian language
  • Builds on previous proposals to provide a theoretically novel analysis of predication
  • Contributes to our understanding of cross-linguistic sentence structure and grammatical case