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432 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198814771

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The Dynamics of the Linguistic System

Usage, Conventionalization, and Entrenchment

Hans-Jorg Schmid

  • Presents a novel and comprehensive picture of how language works, with insights from a wide range of linguistic disciplines.
  • Accessible and clearly structured, with introductions and summaries of parts and chapters.
  • Outlines how usage, conventionalization, and entrenchment interact to create the linguistic system.

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